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ALLEN: The E-Cigarette Ban: A Win for Liars and Big Tobacco

Washington elites ignore the science they claim to venerate. Case in point: the regulation of e-cigarettes, benefitting the big tobacco companies that the Left claims to hate. This reminds us of the “Joe Camel” controversy, which was fabricated and promot
Capital Research Center
added Sep 15, 2016 17:43
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Ad War Over California's Tobacco Tax Hike Continues

PolitiFact California fact-checked a separate claim from the ad above. That fact check is here. The Yes on 56 campaign, meanwhile, has raised nearly $18 million total to support the initiative. Prop 56 would impose a $2 per pack cigarette tax increas
Capital Public Radio (Sacramento, CA)
added Sep 15, 2016 16:38
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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 ...

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California Secretary of State
added Sep 15, 2016 16:29
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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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Black Health Experts Renew Fight Against Menthol Cigarettes

a group of African-American activists and health experts made an appeal to President Obama, arguing that the issue was not only one of health, but also of social justice. “What we’re trying to do is involve the president of the United States in this dis
New York Times
added Sep 14, 2016 01:56
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[UK] Stoptober: Facebook ads a "waste of public money"

Forest has criticised the use of taxpayers' money to promote an anti-smoking campaign on Facebook. Public Health England, a quango funded by the Department of Health, is to spend £1m on Facebook advertising during 'Stoptober' to try and encourage people
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:49
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VIDEO: A Billion Lives - Official Trailer (4K UltraHD)

one of the most contentious health debates in the history of public health is raging among smokers and former smokers who use vapor technology, government regulators who benefit from cigarette sales, and the powerful pharmaceutical industry. It’s the m
You Tube
added Sep 15, 2016 23:12
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[California] VIDEO: Tobacco tax supporters release new television ad in one of state's most expensive campaigns

"Big tobacco’s motives are to keep tobacco prices down so that their customers, especially kids, will continue to buy their products," said Yes on 56 campaign spokesman Mike Roth. Roth said the ad will begin airing on statewide television today.
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02
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Statement of National Alliance for Hispanic Health on FDA Regulation of Menthol and Flavorings in Tobacco Products English

"The White House can truly celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this week by directing the FDA to issue a proposed rule to remove all flavored tobacco products, including menthol products, from the marketplace and protect the health of families and children,
PR Newswire
added Sep 14, 2016 13:32
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GLANTZ: Advocacy Coalitions to Oppose State and Local E-cigarette Policymaking Changed after Major Tobacco Companies Entered the Market

This paper showed that the nature of the political opposition to public health policies designed to protect the public against e-cigarettes fundamentally changed after the major cigarette companies entered the market, coming to look like historic battles
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 14, 2016 02:50
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