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[California] 2016 CA BALLOT INITIATIVE LATE CONTRIBUTIONS TRACKER (PDF)

Politico
added Oct 11, 2016 01:47
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California Moves Against ‘Public Threat’ Of E-Cigarettes With A Tax

Only a small portion of the money raised off the proposed taxes will actually go toward state services in California to help smokers quit. Of the $1.4 billion in annual revenue from the tax, just 13 percent would go towards cessation programs, reports NP
Libertarian Republic
added Oct 11, 2016 01:27
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[California] ONG: Prop. 56 will save lives and discourage young people from smoking

This is a public health crisis. Yet tobacco companies spend more than $9 billion annually marketing their deadly, addictive products, particularly to less wealthy individuals, communities of color and youths. The industry is spending tens of millions in
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Oct 11, 2016 01:21
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[California] Who suffers when cigarette taxes go up?

Farrelly says that it’s surprising how little specific research has been done on the financial burden cigarette taxes have on poor smokers. He also cautions that his study has its limitations, and that the results can’t be generalized to every instance o
Woodland (CA) Daily Democrat
added Oct 9, 2016 20:33
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[California] Statewide Television Ad: “Flowers” - FACT CHECK (PDF)

Actress: But only 13 percent of the new tobacco tax would actually help people quit or keep kids from even starting. Just 13 percent. / Only 13% to stop smoking. (SOURCE: Section 30130.55(b) of Prop. 56) Allocates 11% for Tobacco Control and 2% for Youth
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Oct 8, 2016 16:03
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[California] VIDEO: NO ON 56 LAUNCHES FIRST TELEVISION ADVERTISEMENTS

Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab today announced launching a 30-second television ad, which informs voters that just 13 percent of the new tax revenue generated by Prop. 56 would go to help people stop smoking or keep kids from ever starting. The majori
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Oct 8, 2016 15:49
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[California] New Yes on 56 Ad Calls out Big Tobacco’s Smoke and Lies

Steyer, whose mother was a long-time smoker and died of lung cancer. “I refuse to stand by as Big Tobacco continues its campaign of smoke and lies in an effort to mislead and confuse California voters. Voters need to know that Prop 56 will save lives and
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 8, 2016 15:48
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Californians consider taxing e-cigarettes

Anti-smoking advocates say the vapor liquids that come in candy flavors in e-cigarettes with labels featuring minions and friendly cartoon characters like Tinkerbell are being marketed to young people with the intention of hooking a new generation on ni
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 8, 2016 14:48
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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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