• US tobacco giant Reynolds American just spent $16 million on politics as Biden seeks to ban menthol cigarettes

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement America's second-largest tobacco company burned through over $16 million in political donations in 2020, a show of force that previews the difficulty the Biden Administration might face as it seeks to ban menthol cigarettes.
    Reynolds American made more than 700 donations totalling $16,229,475 to candidates, committees, ballot initiatives, and PACs from both sides of the aisle and at all levels of government, according to a new corporate governance document posted on Reynolds American's website and reviewed by Insider.
    The contributions came either from Reynolds...
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