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[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Tobacco Companies Spend Nearly $100 Million to Mislead Voters And Oppose State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

The huge sums they are spending against these initiatives represent an investment to preserve the pipeline of kids the industry needs to survive. In California, tobacco companies, led by Altria/Philip Morris and Reynolds American/R.J. Reynolds, have now
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2016 20:07
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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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[North Dakota] VIDEO: WATCH: Big tobacco companies fighting Measure 4

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company has kicked in almost a million dollars to the 'vote no on measure 4' movement. And Altria - renamed from Philip Morris, one of the world's largest tobacco producers - kicked in nearly $2.5 million. Dr. Eric Johnson, Raise I
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Nov 1, 2016 14:33
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[Missouri] Making sense of dueling tax issues

“There is a tobacco civil war going on. Big tobacco realizes that they’re probably going to have a tobacco tax, and they want one they can craft,” said Dr. Bridget McCandless of Independence, president and CEO of the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kan
Waynesville (MO) Daily Guide
added Nov 1, 2016 14:22
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[Missouri] TWIST: Tobacco Companies Support MO Cigarette Tax Increase, American Cancer Society Opposes It

Tobacco companies have funneled more than $18 million into dueling campaigns to raise Missouri’s lowest-in-the-nation cigarette tax. And most of the money pouring into the state isn’t being spent to kill the proposed tax increases. Rather, in a twist for
LakeExpo.com (Osage Beach, MO)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:03
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Our Voice: Cigarette tax issues do more harm than good

Unwrapping those three confusing issues led us to our decision to not support either cigarette tax proposal. There are two issues because one is backed by “big” tobacco and the other is backed by “small” tobacco. The details of this battle relate to a 1
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Oct 31, 2016 01:48
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[Australia] Nationals MP breaks ranks on tobacco donations as party figures agitate for ban

A member of Barnaby Joyce's frontbench team has publicly voiced concerns about the National's continued acceptance of tobacco company donations as senior party figures also agitate for a ban. David Gillespie joined the frontbench after the July 2 electi
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 29, 2016 16:01
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[Australia] Nationals MP breaks ranks on tobacco donations as party figures agitate for ban

A member of Barnaby Joyce's frontbench team has publicly voiced concerns about the National's continued acceptance of tobacco company donations as senior party figures also agitate for a ban. David Gillespie joined the frontbench after the July 2 electi
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:51
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[Australia] Nationals MP breaks ranks on tobacco donations as party figures agitate for ban

A member of Barnaby Joyce's frontbench team has publicly voiced concerns about the National's continued acceptance of tobacco company donations as senior party figures also agitate for a ban. David Gillespie joined the frontbench after the July 2 electi
The Age (au)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:48
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