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California doctors’ lobby group pushes agenda with swagger

California Medical Association won its seminal malpractice fight Group’s self-confidence, money and connections give it influence Now, it’s leading statewide effort to tax cigarettes $2 per pack From left, California Medical Association general counsel Francisco Silva, CEO Dustin Corcoran and Janus Norman, senior vice president, talk at their Sacramento headquarters last week. Randall Benton BY CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO As large clocks around the office counted down to Election Day last year, leading physicians ditched their business meeting and marched downstairs to stuff envelopes with campaign pamphlets in a makeshift war room at the California Medical Association’s Sacramento headquarters. No issue confronting voters threatened the pocketbooks and political ...

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