Press Release

Media Contact: Megan Arendt arendtm@ash.org (202) 390 – 9513 The Scope and Reach of Tobacco Industry Lobbying New Resource from ASH Identifies U.S. Tobacco Lobbyists and Lobbying Firms To Clarify Who Sho...
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Feedback on the Tracker

Feedback on ASH's Tracker Please consider taking our brief survey to share feedback on how useful this Tobacco Lobbyist and Lobbying Firm Tracker has been/will be for your work. Take the survey now> &nb...
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Communication Tools

Sample Social Media Posts (Graphics Below) #TrackTobacco 1.) “There is a fundamental and irreconcilable conflict between the tobacco industry’s interests and public health policy interests.” – @WHO FCTC Art...
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Research Methods & Limitations

Lobbyist records were obtained by visiting the lobbying registration websites for all 50 states and the District of Columbia (DC). These public records were searched for tobacco companies, tobacco industry trad...
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Tobacco Companies Tracked

The following is a list of the major tobacco companies/trade associations with registered lobbyists in state legislatures included in the ASH Lobbyist Tracker:   Altria/Philip Morris USA Altria Group, In...
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Regional Mechanisms

In addition to global mechanisms and international human rights treaty bodies, there are several regional bodies. They are responsible for the human rights in their respective regions, and therefore, can be v...