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[California] Vapers beware: E-cigarettes in line for a big tax increase if Proposition 56 passes

Less examined is a provision under which the booming e-cigarette market would be taxed in California for the first time – and the increase will be huge. E-cigarette liquid containing nicotine could be taxed at a rate as high as 67%, according to state e
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 24, 2016 21:11
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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] Editorial Board: Tobacco Taxes Work, But Only If They’re High

When smoking costs more, more people quit. That’s why higher cigarette taxes are almost always good policy, for smokers and the public health, too...Missouri’s two proposals are not....it’s not surprising tobacco companies support both proposals, and publ
Bloomberg News
added Oct 24, 2016 16:12
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[California] Vaping on the verge: Prop. 56 would tax it like tobacco

“We have been under attack,” says Tony Doan, who owns two liquid nicotine manufacturing centers in the San Jose area. “They are making it impossible to stay in business and provide this alternative product. Passively, what they are doing is banning us.”
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Oct 24, 2016 11:55
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[California] EDITORIAL: Voters, OK Prop. 56 to cut smoking, help cover costs

It’s hard to believe that Big Tobacco is concerned enough about the state of our roads or anti-smoking programs to spend tens of millions to scuttle this initiative. In addition, claims that schools are being “cheated” have been shot down by state educat
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Oct 22, 2016 20:20
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[UK, California] CLARK: No excuse

The pro-vaping documentary finally makes its UK cinema debut next week. Ignore the cancellation of screenings in Manchester and Preston. In Scotland the Glasgow Braehead screening is going ahead on Wednesday (October 26) with 77/100 tickets sold.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:38
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[California] West Hollywood Councilmembers Duran and Horvath and LGBTQ Community Leaders Gather to Urge Voters to Support Prop 56 and Combat Tobacco-Related Deaths

The campaign’s latest supporters, West Hollywood City Councilmember John Duran, Councilmember Lindsey Horvath and local community and advocacy leaders, joined forces with Yes on Prop 56 to stand up to big tobacco’s LGBTQ youth targeted marketing tactics,
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 21, 2016 21:15
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[California] EDITORIAL: Yes on 56: Higher cigarette taxes

For some, it will be tough to adjust to, but that might just be the wake-up call big tobacco needs to release its grip on suffering communities.
Daily Californian (UC Berkeley)
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16
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Vaping on the verge: With Prop. 56, California could start taxing e-cigs like tobacco

the argument that e-cigarettes and vaping are a safer alternative to tobacco is being voiced at the grassroots level, as wholesalers talk to vape store owners, who then encourage their customers to vote against the measure. The stakes for this nascent ind
CALmatters
added Oct 21, 2016 04:26
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[California] Essential Politics: Tobacco companies claim proponents of cigarette tax will 'use the new revenue to enrich their top executives'

the No on Proposition 56 campaign contends that the doctors and health insurance groups financing the initiative wrote it to avoid external oversight over the money going to low-income patient care. “They even exempted themselves from the new audit requi
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 21, 2016 00:21
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Western Dental Joins California Health Leaders Supporting Proposition 56

Western Dental, which has more than 160 California offices, joins a broad alliance of Proposition 56 supporters that includes physicians, educators, health care advocates, and organizations such as California Dental Association, California Medical Associ
PR Newswire
added Oct 20, 2016 23:55
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