New report released: Campaign contributions and lobbying expenditures of tobacco interests, 2017-2018 election cycle


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The American Lung Association in California Center for Tobacco Policy and Organizing has released an updated report on tobacco-interest spending for the first six quarters of the campaign cycle. The report, Campaign Contributions and Lobbying Expenditures of Tobacco Interests in California: 2017-2018 Election Cycle: January 2017 – June 2018, shows that tobacco interests have already spent over $7.7 million in campaign and political committee contributions, as well as over $1.8 million lobbying tobacco-related issues.

 

To see contributions to your elected officials, check out our Database of Tobacco Money in California Politics. This database contains information about campaign contributions from tobacco interests to members of the California Legislature, both past and present. The database can also be searched by district, election cycle, or county.

 

This report is part of a series of reports on lobbying expenditures and campaign contributions of tobacco interests produced by the American Lung Association. Addition reports for past election cycles are available here.

 

For any questions about tobacco interests’ campaign contributions and lobbying expenditures, please contact me at alyssa.stratton@lung.org or 916-585-7664.

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