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[California] THESE GROUPS SAY NO ON PROP 56

California Black Chamber of Commerce / California Retailers Association / Hispanic Leadership Fund / California State Fraternal Order of Police / Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs / Robert Pacheco, Mayor, City of Walnut
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Sep 4, 2016 11:36
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[California] READ PROPOSITION 56

Prop. 56 is a $1.4 billion “tax hike grab” by insurance companies and other wealthy special interests to dramatically increase their profits by shortchanging schools and ignoring other pressing problems. See highlights and notes for exactly how they do t
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Sep 4, 2016 11:34
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[California] No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab

We all want to help those who want to stop smoking, but PROP 56 IS NOT WHAT IT APPEARS TO BE. Prop 56 is a $1.4 billion “tax hike grab” by insurance companies and other wealthy special interests to dramatically increase their profits by shortchanging sch
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Sep 4, 2016 11:34
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[California] Proposition 56: Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. (PDF)

SECTION 1. Findings and Declarations Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death and disease in California, claiming the lives of more than 40,000 people every year. Each year thousands of Californians require medical and dental treatment
California Attorney General's Office
added Sep 4, 2016 11:28
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[California] Campaign Finance: PROPOSITION 056 - CIGARETTE TAX TO FUND HEALTHCARE, TOBACCO USE PREVENTION, RESEARCH, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.

How much money is being raised and spent to pass or defeat California propositions and ballot measures, and what are the sources of the money? Check here to follow the money trail.
CA Secretary of State
added Sep 4, 2016 11:19
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Top 10 Contributor List: November 2016 General Election: Prop 56 - California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016: Opposing

1 Philip Morris USA Inc. and its affiliates...$19,478,325 / 2 R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and its affiliates, by its service company RAI Services Company $13,235,970...Total from top contributors $35,588,859
California Fair Political Practices Commission
added Sep 4, 2016 11:13
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Top 10 Contributor List: November 2016 General Election: Prop 56 - California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016: Supporting

1 CA Hospitals Committee on Issues - $10,000,000 / 2 CA State Council of Service Employees Issues Committee - $2,092,146... Total from top contributors $17,056,669
California Fair Political Practices Commission
added Sep 4, 2016 11:10
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[California] LATE CONTRIBUTION REPORT: NO ON 56 - STOP THE SPECIAL INTEREST TAX GRAB. MAJOR FUNDING BY PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES (MADE BY ITS SERVICE COMPANY, ALTRIA CLIENT SERVICES LLC) / AMOUNT RECEIVED: $386,000.00
CA Secretary of State
added Sep 4, 2016 10:56
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[California] Oceanside outlaws smoking in underpass to beach

Come Sept. 23 it will be unlawful to smoke within the Pier View Way Underpass to the beach. City Council unanimously voted to ban smoking in the underpass and within 25 feet of it on Aug. 24.
Coast News (Encinitas, CA)
added Sep 3, 2016 13:18
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California ballot campaigns raise nearly $300M

Tobacco is outspending its opposition 2-to-1 in an effort to defeat Proposition 56, which would add a $2 tax onto each pack of cigarettes. That would increase the tax to $2.87. “Corporations have poured in more than $37 million so far to defeat the meas
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Sep 3, 2016 13:17
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