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The California Voter Ordeal: 17 Decisions on the Ballot

Doesn’t California have a State Legislature to deal with these kinds of things?...Mr. Steyer said he had turned to the voting booth because cigarette tax increases had failed 17 times in the Legislature, testimony to the clout of the tobacco industry (wh
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2016 20:30
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[California] THESE GROUPS SAY NO ON PROP 56

California Black Chamber of Commerce / California Retailers Association / Hispanic Leadership Fund / California State Fraternal Order of Police / Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs / Robert Pacheco, Mayor, City of Walnut
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Sep 4, 2016 11:36
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[California] READ PROPOSITION 56

Prop. 56 is a $1.4 billion “tax hike grab” by insurance companies and other wealthy special interests to dramatically increase their profits by shortchanging schools and ignoring other pressing problems. See highlights and notes for exactly how they do t
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Sep 4, 2016 11:34
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[California] No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab

We all want to help those who want to stop smoking, but PROP 56 IS NOT WHAT IT APPEARS TO BE. Prop 56 is a $1.4 billion “tax hike grab” by insurance companies and other wealthy special interests to dramatically increase their profits by shortchanging sch
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Sep 4, 2016 11:34
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A Lobbyist Wrote the Bill. Will the Tobacco Industry Win Its E-Cigarette Fight?

Documents obtained by The New York Times show that Altria last year distributed draft legislation on Capitol Hill that would eliminate the new requirement that most e-cigarettes already on sale in the United States be evaluated retroactively to determine
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2016 13:33
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Vaping is saving lives, American think tank argues

The Reason Foundation urges the Hong Kong government to adopt a rational and lenient policy towards vaping instead of condemning the city’s 600,000-plus smokers to death...a new research paper, The Vapour Revolution: How bottom-up innovation is saving liv
Harbour Times (hk)
added Sep 3, 2016 14:37
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Tobacco War Lobbying Documents (PDF)

DocumentCloud.org
added Sep 2, 2016 16:24
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Tobacco Industry Works to Block Rules on E-Cigarettes

The e-cigarette and cigar industries have enlisted high-profile lobbyists and influential congressional allies...documents obtained by The New York Times show that Altria last year distributed draft legislation on Capitol Hill that would eliminate the new
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2016 15:18
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CASTRO: We won’t achieve sustainable development goals for NCDs or other targets without tobacco taxes

Implementing greater tobacco taxation worldwide and designating part of the revenue to public health programmes and accessible health care could help save more than 16 million lives annually in NCD prevention alone. All countries, even the poorest, have b
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 3, 2016 13:19
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Federal Government's plain tobacco packaging proposal is unlawful and flawed: Imperial Tobacco Canada

Yesterday, in its official submission to Health Canada, Imperial Tobacco Canada detailed its opposition to the Liberal Government's proposal to implement plain tobacco packaging in Canada. "Our reasons are clear and strong," said Tamara Gitto, Vice Presi
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 2, 2016 22:10
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