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[California] Campaign Finance: PROTECT SMALL BUSINESS AND SMOKE FREE ALTERNATIVES, NO ON 56; SPONSORED BY SMOKE-FREE ALTERNATIVES TRADE ASSOCIATION

This is the official name of the committee, political party, or major donor as registered with the Secretary of State.
California Secretary of State
added Sep 15, 2016 16:31
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[California] Campaign Finance: NO ON 56 - STOP THE SPECIAL INTEREST TAX GRAB. MAJOR FUNDING BY PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, WITH A COALITION OF TAXPAYERS, EDUCATORS, HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS, LAW ...

Contributions Received / Contributions Made / Expenditures Made / Late and $5000+ Contributions Received / Late Contributions Made / Late Independent Expenditures / Electronic Filings
California Secretary of State
added Sep 15, 2016 16:29
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[California] Proposition 56 - Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.

In Support of this measure: Total amount of reported contributions to this measure: $17,638,437* / In Opposition to this measure: Total amount of reported contributions to this measure: $55,935,860*
California Secretary of State
added Sep 15, 2016 16:27
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[California] VIDEO: Tobacco tax supporters release new television ad in one of state's most expensive campaigns

"Big tobacco’s motives are to keep tobacco prices down so that their customers, especially kids, will continue to buy their products," said Yes on 56 campaign spokesman Mike Roth. Roth said the ad will begin airing on statewide television today.
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02
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The money behind the battle over raising California’s cigarette tax

Tobacco companies have given nearly $56 million since June to fight a proposed cigarette tax in California, according to a MapLight analysis of data from the Secretary of State’s Office. The RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company and Altria, the parent company of P
Maplight.org [Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection] (Sunlight Foundation)
added Sep 15, 2016 04:01
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[California] L.A smoke shop up in flames

Firefighters battled a major fire that engulfed a two story building that houses a wholesale distributor of smoking materials in downtown Los Angeles on Monday ...exploding gas cylinders inside the structure could be heard. The Los Angeles Fire Departme
Reuters
added Sep 14, 2016 13:31
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[Germany, California] Call for Speakers for the Smartlab Exchange 2017 - Join the Meeting

enabling companies to harmonize their intricate scientific processes and the vast sphere of IT and data to drive laboratory excellence and bring products to market more rapidly....Organizations confirmed to participate in 2017 include Baxter, Sanofi Genzy
PR Newswire
added Sep 14, 2016 01:51
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[California] Proposition on cigarettes sparks debate

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 to 2013- 14 data
Moorpark (CA) Acorn
added Sep 14, 2016 01:50
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[California] KRAMER: Prop 56: Big Tobacco is Blowing Smoke … Smoker Health Issues Cost Non-Smokers Big Bucks!

Big Tobacco (Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds) have made billions in profits from California and are figuring out ways to attract new smokers, such as e-cigarettes and vaping. They’re trying to protect their turf, which is why they’ve spent millions to def
CityWatch LA
added Sep 13, 2016 11:18
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[California] LETTER: Our troops don’t need free tobacco

How wonderful that Duncan Hunter has the time and energy as a congressman to lobby for the tobacco industry’s desire to provide free cigars for our servicemen, all the while spending supporters’ contributions on his own personal expenses as prohibited by
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 12, 2016 14:43
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