Washington Free Beacon: Federal Support for Anti-Tobacco Advocacy Raises Legal Questions

Read the full story: Washington Free Beacon The solicitation mentioned “community smoke-free policies” and tax increases on tobacco sales as worthwhile legislative objectives for subgrantees.   Dan Epstein, executive director of the government watchdog group Cause of Action, said his group investigated similar allegations of federally funded lobbying efforts financed […]

SCNow: Florence leaders claim no wrongdoing in Smoke Free lobbying case

Florence leaders claim no wrongdoing in Smoke Free lobbying case Officials and volunteers with anti-smoking movement blame DHEC for poorly run campaign, while Florence City Council members say they did no wrong. By JOHN SWEENEY    June 12, 2013   FLORENCE, SC – Former officials with Smoke Free Florence are […]