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Twitter analysis of California's failed campaign to raise the state's tobacco tax by popular vote in 2012

analysis of tweets provided an earlier indication than public polls of the loss of public supporting this election. Prospective Twitter analysis should be added to campaign evaluation strategies.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 7, 2016 15:36
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Twitter analysis of California's failed campaign to raise the state's tobacco tax by popular vote in 2012

Although the Prop 29 campaigns did not effectively engage the Californian twitter communities, analysis of tweets provided an earlier indication than public polls of the loss of public supporting this election. Prospective Twitter analysis should be added
Tobacco Control
added Sep 7, 2016 00:16
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[California] THESE GROUPS SAY NO ON PROP 56

California Black Chamber of Commerce / California Retailers Association / Hispanic Leadership Fund / California State Fraternal Order of Police / Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs / Robert Pacheco, Mayor, City of Walnut
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Sep 4, 2016 11:36
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[California] READ PROPOSITION 56

Prop. 56 is a $1.4 billion “tax hike grab” by insurance companies and other wealthy special interests to dramatically increase their profits by shortchanging schools and ignoring other pressing problems. See highlights and notes for exactly how they do t
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Sep 4, 2016 11:34
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[California] No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab

We all want to help those who want to stop smoking, but PROP 56 IS NOT WHAT IT APPEARS TO BE. Prop 56 is a $1.4 billion “tax hike grab” by insurance companies and other wealthy special interests to dramatically increase their profits by shortchanging sch
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Sep 4, 2016 11:34
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[California] Proposition 56: Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. (PDF)

SECTION 1. Findings and Declarations Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death and disease in California, claiming the lives of more than 40,000 people every year. Each year thousands of Californians require medical and dental treatment
California Attorney General's Office
added Sep 4, 2016 11:28
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[California] Campaign Finance: PROPOSITION 056 - CIGARETTE TAX TO FUND HEALTHCARE, TOBACCO USE PREVENTION, RESEARCH, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.

How much money is being raised and spent to pass or defeat California propositions and ballot measures, and what are the sources of the money? Check here to follow the money trail.
CA Secretary of State
added Sep 4, 2016 11:19
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California ballot campaigns raise nearly $300M

Tobacco is outspending its opposition 2-to-1 in an effort to defeat Proposition 56, which would add a $2 tax onto each pack of cigarettes. That would increase the tax to $2.87. “Corporations have poured in more than $37 million so far to defeat the meas
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Sep 3, 2016 13:17
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[California] EDITORIAL: OUR VIEW: Prop. 56: Vote YES to increase cigarette tax

As the number of smokers declines, so does the volume of cigarettes sold and the amount of taxes collected. Without an infusion of cash, California’s anti-smoking efforts and treatment may plateau, or even worse reverse. Californians should vote YES on
Bakersfield (CA) Californian
added Sep 3, 2016 13:13
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[California] Man sneaks onto jet at Los Angeles airport, smokes cigarette

Police say a mentally ill homeless man sneaked through a vehicle entrance at a Los Angeles airport, boarded an executive jet — and then when confronted put out a cigarette, causing $5,000 in damage to the plane's interior Thursday. The 25-year-old man, w
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 5, 2016 02:16
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