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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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[California] HINKLE: Opposing view on Prop. 56: Vote no on $2-a-pack tobacco tax hike ($$)

health insurance companies and other wealthy special interests who are backing the initiative will receive approximately $1 billion each year in new tax money from a provision that provides “improved payments” to health care providers. They say the money
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02
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[California] Back to smoking! Paris Jackson is spotted with cigarette in hand after trying to quit as she strolls with beau Michael Snoddy at LA Fair

She recently told a fan on Twitter that she had given up smoking. But it seems Michael Jackson's daughter Paris is finding nicotene too hard to quit.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:01
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[California] RAFTERY; REP. HUNTER, WHO TOOK $42,000 FROM TOBACCO INDUSTRIES, PUSHES TO ALLOW FREE TOBACCO FOR TROOPS

including over $13,511 for his 2016 campaign... Asked about threats posed by tobacco to soldiers’ lives and health, as well as the high costs of caring for veterans...Hunter stated, “I don’t care."...just whose interest is Rep. Hunter truly representing?
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation)
added Sep 11, 2016 21:41
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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
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[California] OFFICIAL VOTER INFORMATION GUIDE

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
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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
Ballotpedia
added Sep 10, 2016 16:46
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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
InvestorPlace.com
added Sep 10, 2016 16:44
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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
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[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
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