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[Missouri] KC Chamber comes out against cigarette tax

“This proposal, crafted and financed by large tobacco companies, is problematic in the following ways: “The proposed tobacco tax is insufficient to effectively cut the rate of smoking, adds provisions such as a ban on stem cell research as well as resea
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Oct 26, 2016 15:10
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[Missouri] Democrats Hit Roy Blunt for Helping a Tobacco Company

End Citizens United, a Democratic PAC, is launching its second ad ...attacks the Republican senator for “sneaking a provision to help a tobacco giant into a Homeland Security bill.” The narrator says that Blunt’s wife and son were lobbyists for the compa
Roll Call
added Oct 26, 2016 15:03
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MATHIS/LILLEY: Mike Pence Might Be a Cigarette Dressed Up as a Person

He's gotten more than $100,000 in political contributions during his career from tobacco companies. He voted against the 2009 Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, which passed the House with a large bipartisan majority. He wrote, in a 2001
Slate
added Oct 7, 2016 02:49
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[Africa, Uganda] MPs develop tough regulations on tobacco control

The Tobacco Control Act which was passed by the 9th Parliament on July 28 last year has failed to fulfill its obligation... The new proposed regulations on tobacco control prohibit incentives and privileges like tax holidays to tobacco business dealers, a
The New Vision (ug)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:19
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[Virginia] ARCHIVE: The McDonnell Scandal: What's The Dope Behind Star Scientific Supplement Products?

Star Scientific had been struggling as of late due in part to action by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration questioning the company’s marketing of their two major products: Anatabloc, “anti-inflammatory support of the immune system,” and CigRx, for smo
Forbes
added Sep 28, 2016 09:48
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[Iowa] BRADLEY: “It’s Big Tobacco All Over Again”

Over his political career Gov. Mike Pence (R-IN) has consistently carried the tobacco industry’s water, denying the dangers of cigarettes, opposing government regulation, and slashing smoking cessation efforts. In return, they rewarded him with more than
Blog for Iowa
added Sep 18, 2016 23:30
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Mark Ballard: How plenty of cigarette money fuels Louisiana political campaigns -- even the doctors in office

Louisiana has twice as many doctors in Congress as California — a state with almost nine times more people and 47 more congressmen. They prefer to be addressed as “Doctor.”...They’re all Republican, oppose the Affordable Care Act, and three of the four h
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Sep 18, 2016 23:25
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[California] State Watchdog Agency Urged To Investigate Multiple Statewide Campaign Finance Violations Against Big Tobacco

Yes on 56 – Save Lives California campaign today filed complaints with the Fair Political Practices Commission against Big Tobacco for multiple violations of California campaign finance law. One complaint charges tobacco companies failed to disclose how
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 18, 2016 13:44
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[California] VIDEO: ‘Deceptive’ Ads Swaying Voters on $2 State Tobacco Tax Hike

ght a new cigarette tax: the $2-per-pack proposal will be on Californian’s November ballot as Proposition 56. The measure’s supporters say deceptive ads are flooding the airwaves, while opponents say it’s the other side that is really being untruthful.
NBC Bay Area
added Sep 16, 2016 16:12
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Reynolds American and John Boehner Have Zero Credibility on Reducing Youth Tobacco Use

It is truly absurd that tobacco giant Reynolds American and former House Speaker John Boehner, who was elected to Reynolds’ board of directors today, would express a commitment to "speeding the decline in tobacco use among young people." Their records sho
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 15, 2016 23:58
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