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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 tobacco tax: Prop. 56 faces uphill battle against lobbies

Supporters cried foul over the “cheats schools” claim, arguing that there would be no new money for anything if Proposition 56 fails. State Superintendent of Instruction Tom Torlakson called it “preposterous” and demanded TV stations stop broadcasting a
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Sep 17, 2016 15:16
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HAAR: Round and Round in the Circle Game

I have accepted a position to work for my dad’s company, iSee Store Innovations.... I’ve spent a lot of time looking “behind from where we came,” thinking about the things I’ll miss most about covering this wacky, volatile category. There are too many to
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 16, 2016 20:56
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[Massachusetts] NATO Brings Unity Amid Volatility

NATO was the brainchild of Bores, a longtime tobacco veteran who owned the trade publication Tobacco Outlet Business...“they have also been a great asset in helping shape favorable outcomes at the local and state level,”...NATO has added to its staff to h
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 16, 2016 20:51
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[Australia, Canada] JTI-Macdonald Corp. Launches Campaign to Show That Plain Packaging Doesn’t Work and Will Help Organized Crime

On the heels of the federal government’s consultation on plain packaging for tobacco products, JTI-Macdonald Corp. has launched an awareness campaign... Plain packaging will increase unregulated and untested illegal tobacco, fuelling organized crime and m
Business Wire
added Sep 16, 2016 17:21
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Black health experts urge Obama to reignite fight against menthol cigarettes which are killing African American community

African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council is calling on the president to take a stand and put pressure on the FDA. 'Over 80 per cent of Black smokers use mentholated tobacco products, which is due to decades of geographically racialized targeti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 16, 2016 16:19
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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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[California] SF API Leaders Urge Voters to Approve Prop 56 to Protect Children and Save Lives

Supervisor Eric Mar and other Asian Pacific Islander (API) community leaders and children’s advocates on Thursday urged voters to approve Proposition 56, the life-saving tobacco tax initiative that will protect children from deadly addiction. Tobacco is t
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 18, 2016 13:45
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Tobacco industry tactics influential in e-cigarette policy

By employing the same tactics it used to drive policymaking from the 1970s-1990s, the tobacco industry has become successful in influencing pro-industry e-cigarette laws at the state level, according to a UCSF study published in the September issue of Mi
ScienceDaily
added Sep 16, 2016 17:00
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Camel smoker John Boehner joins Reynolds American's board

Boehner's appointment comes at a time when the tobacco industry is fighting a growing tide of regulation and taxes over its products, including those seen less harmful such as e-cigarettes.
Reuters
added Sep 16, 2016 00:03
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