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[California] VIDEO: Kathy Griffin: Prop 56

Comedian Kathy Griffin has found the Vote No on Prop 56 ad to be deceiving! By featuring a white woman gardening and soft lighting things aren't what they appear. Kathy wants to shed light on the opposite messaging that is taking place.
You Tube
added Nov 1, 2016 17:41
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[California] Actress Kathy Griffin takes down Big Tobacco's misleading ad opposing Prop 56

I've been telling the Yes on 56 campaign that the best response to Philip Morris and Reynolds' disinformation campaign was humor. Griffin proves it. The campaign should get her permission and put the video on TV.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 1, 2016 17:38
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[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Tobacco Companies Battle Tax Hikes In Three States

California’s Proposition 56 would boost the state’s tobacco tax to $2.87 per pack, while North Dakota’s Measure 4 would increase the state cigarette tax to $2.20 per pack. And Colorado’s tobacco tax would hit $2.60 per pack if voters OK Amendment 72.
AMI Newswire (American Media Institute)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:37
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Is It Time for California to Raise Its Tobacco Tax? (Includes Lesson Plan)

Lesson Plan: The Tobacco Tax Debate (PDF) Proposition 56, one of 17 statewide measures on the ballot this November, would increase the state’s tobacco tax by $2 per pack, a huge leap from the current rate of 87 cents. The new $2.87 tax would also be le
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:35
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[California] The tobacco tax fight is different this time around, and the $100 million on campaign spending is only part of it

Never before have tobacco companies spent so much trying to defeat a cigarette tax hike in California. The $71 million raised by opponents of this year’s Proposition 56, which would add a $2 per pack tax on cigarettes, to date tops the industry’s totals
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 1, 2016 14:34
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Spending on California ballot measures nears the half-billion mark

Cigarette companies have weighed in with more than $71 million to oppose the tax increase, campaign finance filings with the secretary of State’s office show. On Oct. 6, Philip Morris contributed $5.1 million to the opposition campaign; R.J. Reynolds wr
The Hill
added Nov 1, 2016 14:34
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[California] EDITORIAL: Thumbs up: Clearing the air of second-hand smoke in Sonoma

Measure W on Nov. 8 is an opportunity for voters to update Sonoma’s smoking ordinance to better reflect present state laws and public attitudes about tobacco...The Press Democrat recommends a yes vote on Measure W.
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Oct 30, 2016 22:24
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[California] Who needs Disick? Kourtney Kardashian looks thrilled partying with Jonathan Cheban at Kanye concert as ex Scott smokes a cigarette solo

Meanwhile, her ex was seen looking morose as he dragged on a cigarette outside a car dealership in Calabasas that same day.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 30, 2016 19:43
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[California] Judge Wary of Lawsuit Over Smoking in Movies

At a hearing Thursday, attorneys for the film industry argued that ratings assigned to films are expressions of protected free speech...Judge Richard Seeborg appeared unconvinced that giving a PG or PG-13 rating to films with smoking rose to the level of
Courthouse News
added Oct 29, 2016 16:01
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[California] Advocates Use LGBT History Month to Focus On Tobacco Industry's Targeting of Community

With October serving as LGBT history month which includes National Coming Out Day (October 11) groups are using October as an opportunity...Camel has released a mint-flavored product marketed toward the LGBT community as a way for them to “take pride in t
Long Beach (CA) Post
added Oct 29, 2016 14:44
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