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[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Big Tobacco Spends $100M to Defeat State Tax Hikes

"In California it is definitely a fairer fight," Schachter said. "In Colorado and North Dakota the opposition is swamping us in terms of spending. It is certainly a more challenging climate in these two states, but we are seeing a lot of support."
MedPage Today
added Nov 4, 2016 22:26
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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, 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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[Colorado] Letter: Are you on the side of Big Tobacco?

The United States’ largest tobacco company, Altria, has spent $10 million to buy your vote. Who is Altria? In 2003, a Virginia-based company, after decades of marketing to kids, and deceiving the public, changed its name from Philip Morris after negativ
Fort Colliins (CO) Coloradoan
added Oct 31, 2016 18:33
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[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Retailers Urged to Vote ‘No’ on Tobacco Questions

retailers, their employees and adult customers in California, Colorado and North Dakota are urged to vote “No” on ballot questions that would significantly increase cigarette- and tobacco-tax rates in each of these states. California: In California, the
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 27, 2016 02:10
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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] Editorial Board: Tobacco Taxes Work, But Only If They’re High

When smoking costs more, more people quit. That’s why higher cigarette taxes are almost always good policy, for smokers and the public health, too...Missouri’s two proposals are not....it’s not surprising tobacco companies support both proposals, and publ
Bloomberg News
added Oct 24, 2016 16:12
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[Colorado] Tobacco tax hike dollars would go to health programs

In addition to directing funds to “health-related programs and tobacco education, prevention and cessation programs,” the ballot question also directs the additional revenue to other health-related programs. A “Yes” vote for the ballot question would r
Durango (CO) Herald
added Oct 23, 2016 15:33
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Virginia-based tobacco giant on track to be the biggest spender in Colorado history

the issue committee No on 72 has spent $17.4 million...it is funded almost exclusively by Altria Client Services LLC, the tobacco behemoth that owns Philip Morris and has a long history of political activity.
Colorado Independent
added Oct 23, 2016 14:27
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[Colorado] NUFER: Pueblo Chieftain Increased tobacco tax would be boon for mental health

At Mental Health Colorado, our focus is on kids and adolescents. We, as an organization, would like to see mental health professionals in all schools — and this amendment may be a way to achieve this. This measure, if passed, would fund evidence-based p
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Oct 23, 2016 13:44
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[Colorado] Smoke-Free Public Housing Popular With Residents

Smoke-free housing policies successfully reduced exposure to secondhand smoke and increased smoking quit attempts, according to a survey of residents living in multi-unit public housing in Colorado.
MedPage Today
added Oct 22, 2016 15:53
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