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[California] Hispanic chamber doesn’t oppose tobacco tax hike after all

In a pair of television ads, tobacco companies say the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce oppose a $2 cigarette tax increase on the November ballot. But on Thursday the chamber asked the campaign to remove its name from the spots, saying it hasn’t
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Oct 7, 2016 23:09
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[California] HILTZIK: The deceptive campaign against Prop. 56 comes from the tobacco industry's old playbook

Supporters of Proposition 56 are hoping that a groundswell of skepticism about the industry, aided by a strong tide of pro-initiative commentary in the press, will put this version over the top. But initiative campaigns seldom lend themselves to nuanced
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 7, 2016 16:43
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[Europe, UK] Stores in the dark over e-cigarette promotion laws

Large numbers of retailers are leaving themselves open to prosecution for promoting their electronic cigarette (e-cig) ranges on social media. A ban on the advertising and promotion of e-cigs was enforced on 20 May 2016 as part of the new European Tobac
Convenience Store (uk)
added Oct 7, 2016 12:06
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[California] Steyer stars in Proposition 56 television ad

Billionaire Tom Steyer is featured in the latest television advertisement in favor of Proposition 56...argues the new tax will reduce youth smoking and highlights increased spending on healthcare...The new ad comes as the tobacco industry is dominating th
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 7, 2016 11:20
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[California] No on 56 Zeiderman Ad: Side-by-Side Refutation (PDF)

I do everything in my power to stop people from smoking but that’s not what Prop. 56 is really about. ...Fact: According to the US Surgeon General, increasing tobacco taxes has led to reduced smoking in every state that has implemented a substantial in
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 7, 2016 01:32
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[California] GIWARGIS: Ad against Prop. 56 claiming it ‘cheats’ schools is deceptive

IS IT TRUE? The ad is shamelessly deceptive. Of the up to $1.4 billion the tobacco tax is expected to generate in its first year, roughly $20 million is pegged for “school programs” to prevent and reduce the use of tobacco by young people, according to t
Los Angeles Daily News
added Oct 7, 2016 00:35
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[California] TORLAKSON: Prop 56 benefits children and schools

the political ads splashing across California’s airwaves don’t fool me, and they shouldn’t fool you. As they have for decades, tobacco companies are using smoke and mirrors instead of facts in many of their contentions about Proposition 56, including tha
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Oct 7, 2016 00:15
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ALLEN: E-cigs and Joe Camel: To the Washington elite, we’re all children

politicians and bureaucrats and their media allies are attempting to do to e-cigs what they did to tobacco. In the case of tobacco, their targets largely deserved what happened to them. But as we’ve learned before, violators of the Constitution never stop
Capital Research Center
added Oct 6, 2016 16:41
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lgbt history month: why are smoking rates higher in lgbt communities?

The legacy of targeted marketing lives on. LGBT communities continue to be a population that tobacco disproportionately affects. Lesbian, gay and bisexual youth are twice as likely to smoke a cigarette before they are 13 years old. About one in four lesb
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 6, 2016 16:37
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[Utah] State says e-cigarette company changed its name, kept deceptive marketing

In 2014, the Division of Consumer Protection threatened to hit the e-cigarette company, Vapex LLC, and its owners with more than $822,000 in fines, alleging the company made unsubstantiated claims about the health benefits of its products and because it
Salt Lake Tribune
added Oct 3, 2016 22:53
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