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 a new report from the Tobacco Money in California Politics series detailing tobacco interest spending for the first six months of the campaign cycle. The new report, Campaign Contributions and Lobbying Expenditures of Tobacco Interests in California: 2017-2018 Election Cycle: January 2017-June 2017, shows that tobacco interests have already spent over $300,000 on campaign contributions and political committee donations for the 2017-2018 election cycle, and over $500,000 lobbying on tobacco‐related issues.


To see contributions to your legislators 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 cycles and county.


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

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