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[California] JEAN: A Vote ‘Yes’ on Prop 56 Will Help Save LGBT Lives

Prop 56 will lead to meaningful change by discouraging a new generation of kids, including LGBT youth who are among those being more heavily targeted, from becoming addicted to tobacco. Revenue from Prop 56 will fund health care coverage for low income C
WEHOville (West Hollywood, CA)
added Nov 2, 2016 05:33

[California] The tobacco tax fight is different this time around, and the $100 million on campaign spending is only part of it

Never before have tobacco companies spent so much trying to defeat a cigarette tax hike in California. The $71 million raised by opponents of this year’s Proposition 56, which would add a $2 per pack tax on cigarettes, to date tops the industry’s totals
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 1, 2016 14:34

[California] Four State Ballot Measures Look to Raise Cigar Taxes

California is one of the largest cigar markets in the country, with a current cigar tax rate of 27.3 percent of the wholesale cost. The state is unusual because it bases its Other Tobacco Products (OTP) tax, which includes cigars, on the rate of taxation
Cigar Aficionado
added Nov 5, 2016 13:45

[California] Actress Kathy Griffin takes down Big Tobacco's misleading ad opposing Prop 56

I've been telling the Yes on 56 campaign that the best response to Philip Morris and Reynolds' disinformation campaign was humor. Griffin proves it. The campaign should get her permission and put the video on TV.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 1, 2016 17:38

[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Tobacco Companies Battle Tax Hikes In Three States

California’s Proposition 56 would boost the state’s tobacco tax to $2.87 per pack, while North Dakota’s Measure 4 would increase the state cigarette tax to $2.20 per pack. And Colorado’s tobacco tax would hit $2.60 per pack if voters OK Amendment 72.
AMI Newswire (American Media Institute)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:37

Is It Time for California to Raise Its Tobacco Tax? (Includes Lesson Plan)

Lesson Plan: The Tobacco Tax Debate (PDF) Proposition 56, one of 17 statewide measures on the ballot this November, would increase the state’s tobacco tax by $2 per pack, a huge leap from the current rate of 87 cents. The new $2.87 tax would also be le
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:35

Spending on California ballot measures nears the half-billion mark

Cigarette companies have weighed in with more than $71 million to oppose the tax increase, campaign finance filings with the secretary of State’s office show. On Oct. 6, Philip Morris contributed $5.1 million to the opposition campaign; R.J. Reynolds wr
The Hill
added Nov 1, 2016 14:34

[California] Who needs Disick? Kourtney Kardashian looks thrilled partying with Jonathan Cheban at Kanye concert as ex Scott smokes a cigarette solo

Meanwhile, her ex was seen looking morose as he dragged on a cigarette outside a car dealership in Calabasas that same day.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 30, 2016 19:43

[California] Judge Wary of Lawsuit Over Smoking in Movies

At a hearing Thursday, attorneys for the film industry argued that ratings assigned to films are expressions of protected free speech...Judge Richard Seeborg appeared unconvinced that giving a PG or PG-13 rating to films with smoking rose to the level of
Courthouse News
added Oct 29, 2016 16:01
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[California] Tobacco take down: Yolo Supervisors formalize antitobacco ban

Flavored tobacco products will soon be removed from rural convenience store shelves due to recent action by Yolo supervisors. The Board approved a ban on the products in a 3-1 vote, with Supervisor Oscar Villegas of West Sacramento dissenting and Superv
Woodland (CA) Daily Democrat
added Oct 29, 2016 01:41
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