Big Tobacco in the States: A Strategy of Targeted Campaign Giving
Publication Date: May 2005
Publisher(s): National Institute on Money in State Politics (U.S.)
Author(s): Sue O'Connell
Tobacco companies have had to change a lot of business practices after settling lawsuits brought by the states, but they haven't stopped one long-standing practice: giving campaign contributions to political candidates who might be in a position to help their bottom line.