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GLANTZ: Big Tobacco aims its guns to kill California tobacco tax

Because Proposition 56 is a bigger tax with more money for anti-tobacco education and research it will have a bigger effect on health, reducing medical costs and building the California economy … and cost Big Tobacco even more money.
San Francisco Chronicle
added Aug 22, 2016 13:29
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Cigarette makers fight North Dakota tobacco tax hike

Campaign finance disclosure reports filed with the North Dakota Secretary of State's office show Marlboro-maker Altria Group Inc. and RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. have contributed more than $860,000 to fight the tobacco tax increase that will appear on the No
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 18, 2016 03:54
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Contribution limits, tobacco tax increase gain enough signatures to appear on Missouri ballot

Initiative petitions to reinstate campaign contribution limits and increase the tax on tobacco were certified Tuesday to appear on Missouri’s November ballot...A lawsuit seeks to keep the tobacco tax increase to fund early childhood education off the bal
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Aug 9, 2016 23:11
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VIDEO: California lawmakers called out for taking tobacco money

What do Gov. Jerry Brown, Assemblyman Adam Gray and state Sen. Isadore Hall have in common? They’re Democrats among a slew of California lawmakers who have accepted money from tobacco...American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is calling out elected
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 8, 2016 13:20
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[Pennsylvania] Donors provide perks to convention-goers in Philadelphia

Monday morning, tobacco giant Altria, Duke Energy and others hosted a charity outing at Merion Golf Club. Members of Congress and other officeholders were invited. The press was not.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 29, 2016 16:41
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Trump VP Hates Weed, Loves Big Tobacco

CANCER MAN: Mike Pence has been a Big Tobacco booster for more than a decade... Pence has been handsomely compensated by tobacco companies for his advocacy against anti-smoking public health campaigns, even though they have proven wildly successful in dri
Metro Active
added Jul 28, 2016 20:42
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fair taxation  just so much cigar smoke

what’s a Pennsylvania budget without some special-interest favoritism? Lawmakers rejected a tax on cigars while raising or establishing taxes on all other tobacco products...tobacco lobbyists have spent millions of dollars in Harrisburg warding off the ci
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 13:44
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Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Howard Dean / Democratic National Convention

Guns — the ultimate public-health crisis. Also cigarettes. I hear Governor Pence missed the memo, but they do in fact cause cancer and no amount of tobacco company contributions can change that, Governor. The choice in this election is clear.
PR Newswire
added Jul 27, 2016 03:24
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TAYLOR: CORRUPT: Mike Pence Got A Fortune From Big Tobacco, Then He Did The Unthinkable

Pence has sleazy history of dealing with tobacco companies...spent his political career opposing science in exchange for money from the tobacco industry. A vote for a ticket featuring Pence is a vote for science denial, corruption, and dismissal of grave
Occupy Democrats
added Jul 21, 2016 16:24
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Trump's VP Pick Mike Pence Thanks You For Smoking.

Kiel Brothers Oil Company, run by Pence’s brother Gregory Pence, was also known as KB Oil and Tobacco Road convenience stores, a chain of about 200 gasoline and cigarette “stop-and go” stores. Pence reported six figure holdings in the company from 2000-2
Daily Kos (blog)
added Jul 18, 2016 13:04
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