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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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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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[UK, UK-Scotland] Cheap illicit tobacco comes at a cost

But this illegal trade has a cost, with the Treasury losing out on £2.1 billion a year in unpaid duty, quarter of a billion pounds in lost duty in Scotland. These are among the main findings of a major online survey conducted by the Tobacco Manufacture
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 15, 2016 17:40
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Missouri’s E-Cigarette Veto Override May Lead To Showdown With FDA

legislators overwhelmingly overrode the governor’s veto of a bill governing electronic cigarettes and the nicotine-infused mixtures they deliver.... In contrast to Missouri’s new law, the agency is considering classifying e-cigarettes as tobacco products
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Sep 15, 2016 17:33
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Big Spenders Are Staking a Claim on the California Ballot

Steyer and his political organization, NextGen Climate group, are boosting some of the most progressive causes. So far, he has given $1 million to Proposition 56, which would hike cigarette taxes by $2 a pack to fund the Medi-Cal health plan for the poor,
KCET (Burbank, CA)
added Sep 15, 2016 16:49
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[California] San Diego Unified School Board Says Proposition 56 Will Reduce Teen Smoking

Tobacco companies, the major backers of the No on 56 campaign, say the measure would cheat public schools out of at least $600 million a year. San Diego Unified School Board President Michael McQuary said that’s absurd. “I have no idea where that’s com
KPBS TV/FM (San Diego, CA)
added Sep 15, 2016 16:47
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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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[Missouri] E-cigarette backers slam vote to raise age for tobacco sales

The County Council raised the age of tobacco sales to 21 last week, a move praised by anti-smoking groups but criticized by e-cigarette advocates who say it will be harder for younger smokers to quit. The ban, called Tobacco 21 or T21, will go into effec
Call Newspapers (St. Louis, MO)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:02
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