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Altria lobbying helped strike down a ban on flavored vaping liquids. Later it bought into Juul. Read more

Health and Social Policy


Victor Juhasz

By rescheduling cannabis as a less dangerous narcotic, the next president can upend the drug war and the damaging effects on communities of color. Read more

Day One Agenda


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Juul says it wants to “make a meaningful, positive impact on our communities,” but by participating in the influential right-wing state legislative lobby it is working with a group that helps corporations violate the public interest. Read more

Health and Social Policy


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McConnell has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the tobacco industry, and some of his former staffers now lobby for tobacco giant Altria. Read more

Law and Justice


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The former Massachusetts attorney general’s new employer is an example of how former law enforcement officials are highly sought after by corporate America. Read more

Civil Rights in America