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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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[North Carolina] Boehner named to Reynolds board of directors

Boehner, a noted Camel cigarette smoker, will fill a new seat on the board, expanding it to 14 members. Boehner has long had significant ties to the industry, including receiving at least $186,600 in direct and indirect campaign contributions from the ma
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 15, 2016 17:14
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Campaign Finance: YES ON 56 - SAVES LIVES CALIFORNIA, A COALITION OF DOCTORS, DENTISTS, HEALTH PLANS, LABOR, HOSPITALS, AND NON-PROFIT HEALTH ADVOCATE ORGANIZATIONS

California Secretary of State
added Sep 15, 2016 16:35
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[California] Campaign Finance: MILLION VOTER PROJECT ACTION FUND, SPONSORED BY SOCIAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS

California Secretary of State
added Sep 15, 2016 16:33
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Campaign Finance: CALIFORNIA KIDS CAMPAIGN, YES ON PROPS 55 & 56, SPONSORED BY COMMON SENSE KIDS ACTION, INC.

California Secretary of State
added Sep 15, 2016 16:32
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[California] Campaign Finance: PROTECT SMALL BUSINESS AND SMOKE FREE ALTERNATIVES, NO ON 56; SPONSORED BY SMOKE-FREE ALTERNATIVES TRADE ASSOCIATION

This is the official name of the committee, political party, or major donor as registered with the Secretary of State.
California Secretary of State
added Sep 15, 2016 16:31
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[California] Campaign Finance: NO ON 56 - STOP THE SPECIAL INTEREST TAX GRAB. MAJOR FUNDING BY PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, WITH A COALITION OF TAXPAYERS, EDUCATORS, HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS, LAW ...

Contributions Received / Contributions Made / Expenditures Made / Late and $5000+ Contributions Received / Late Contributions Made / Late Independent Expenditures / Electronic Filings
California Secretary of State
added Sep 15, 2016 16:29
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[California] Proposition 56 - Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.

In Support of this measure: Total amount of reported contributions to this measure: $17,638,437* / In Opposition to this measure: Total amount of reported contributions to this measure: $55,935,860*
California Secretary of State
added Sep 15, 2016 16:27
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The money behind the battle over raising California’s cigarette tax

Tobacco companies have given nearly $56 million since June to fight a proposed cigarette tax in California, according to a MapLight analysis of data from the Secretary of State’s Office. The RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company and Altria, the parent company of P
Maplight.org [Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection] (Sunlight Foundation)
added Sep 15, 2016 04:01
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