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[California, North Carolina] Tobacco tax proposition draws national spotlight once again

As of Thursday, Reynolds and affiliates have provided $13.2 million to the Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab committee that it helped form, according to the California Fair Political Practices Commission. Another $22.1 million has come from Philip Morris
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 11, 2016 01:20


PROPOSITION 56 CIGARETTE TAX TO FUND HEALTHCARE....PRO Tobacco-related healthcare costs California taxpayers $3.5 billion annually, even if you don’t smoke... CON Follow the 56 money: This $1.6 billion tax increase gives $1 billion to health insura
California Secretary of State
added Sep 10, 2016 20:55

California Proposition 56, Tobacco Tax Increase (2016)

A "yes" vote favors increasing the cigarette tax to $2.00 per pack, with equivalent increases on other tobacco products and electronic cigarettes. A "no" vote opposes increasing the cigarette tax to $2.00 per pack, with equivalent increases on other to
added Sep 10, 2016 16:46

California Prop 56: Will Voters Say Yes to $2 Tax Hike on Cigarettes?

“Make no mistake, Proposition 56 will not divert a dime away from schools,” Tom Torlakson, California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, told PolitiFact while speaking about claims that the tax would cheat schools out of money. “Rather, it will rais
added Sep 10, 2016 16:44

ELECTION ENDORSEMENTS: Californians should vote Yes on 56 for public health

once again, voters are being asked to do what legislators have failed to do: raise taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products, including increasingly popular nicotine-containing e-cigarettes, with the revenue earmarked for anti-tobacco efforts and hea
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 10, 2016 16:42

[California] Rep. Duncan Hunter wants troops to get free cigars

Congressman says new FDA policy shouldn’t stop tobacco companies from donating tobacco to service members
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 9, 2016 18:14

Big Tobacco Pours Millions Into California Cigarette Tax Fight

The tobacco industry’s outlay of $35.6 million so far means that it has outspent supporters 2-to-1 in donations to defeat the measure, which starting in April would boost the levy to $2.87 a pack. The initiative would generate from $1 billion to $1.4 bill
Bloomberg News
added Sep 9, 2016 16:14

[California] Proposition ignites debate

Locally, county health officials say it’s still too early to know how much, if any, of that new revenue would flow into Ventura County, where 12.2 percent of adults and 13.8 percent of middle school and high school students regularly light up, according
Camarillo Acorn
added Sep 9, 2016 15:59

[California] Smoking-cessation device maker nabs $47.6 million in Series B funding

Chrono Therapeutics, which makes a wearable nicotine-delivery device that helps people stop smoking, this week closed a $47.6 million Series B financing round led by Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Kaiser Permanente's venture capital arm.
San Francisco (CA) Business Times
added Sep 8, 2016 18:11

[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Big to Deceive Voters and Fight State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

the tobacco companies once again are protecting their profits at the expense of kids and lives. Voters across the country should reject the industry’s lies and support genuine efforts to protect children from tobacco addiction and save lives.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:45
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