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[California] VIDEO: Kathy Griffin: Prop 56

Comedian Kathy Griffin has found the Vote No on Prop 56 ad to be deceiving! By featuring a white woman gardening and soft lighting things aren't what they appear. Kathy wants to shed light on the opposite messaging that is taking place.
You Tube
added Nov 1, 2016 17:41
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[California] Actress Kathy Griffin takes down Big Tobacco's misleading ad opposing Prop 56

I've been telling the Yes on 56 campaign that the best response to Philip Morris and Reynolds' disinformation campaign was humor. Griffin proves it. The campaign should get her permission and put the video on TV.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 1, 2016 17:38
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Spending on California ballot measures nears the half-billion mark

Cigarette companies have weighed in with more than $71 million to oppose the tax increase, campaign finance filings with the secretary of State’s office show. On Oct. 6, Philip Morris contributed $5.1 million to the opposition campaign; R.J. Reynolds wr
The Hill
added Nov 1, 2016 14:34
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[North Dakota] VIDEO: WATCH: Big tobacco companies fighting Measure 4

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company has kicked in almost a million dollars to the 'vote no on measure 4' movement. And Altria - renamed from Philip Morris, one of the world's largest tobacco producers - kicked in nearly $2.5 million. Dr. Eric Johnson, Raise I
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Nov 1, 2016 14:33
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[Missouri] Amendment 3's Tobacco Tax Hike Has Progressives Bitterly Divided. Here's Why

The disagreements are driving wedges between progressive allies, pitting the likes of the ACLU and Planned Parenthood — both oppose Amendment 3 — against a bevy of youth-oriented health organizations, as well as Missouri's chapter of the NACCP, which sup
St. Louis (MO) Riverfront Times
added Nov 1, 2016 14:31
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[Africa, Zambia] State to develop, safeguard tobacco, says Siliya

GOVERNMENT has pledged its commitment to come up with laws and regulations that aim to safeguard and develop the tobacco in the country. Minister of Agriculture Dora Siliya said tobacco is an important part of the agriculture sector that is one of the bes
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:40
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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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[Asia, India] Farmer's association's protest against anti-tobacco WHO conference gets Twitterati's support

A farmer's association's protest seeking the boycott of the 7th Conference of Parties (COP7) - a global anti-tobacco conference to be held in Delhi - has received a massive outpouring of support on Twitter. More than 10,000 tweets bearing the hashtag #Boy
Times of India
added Oct 31, 2016 18:04
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[Missouri] TWIST: Tobacco Companies Support MO Cigarette Tax Increase, American Cancer Society Opposes It

Tobacco companies have funneled more than $18 million into dueling campaigns to raise Missouri’s lowest-in-the-nation cigarette tax. And most of the money pouring into the state isn’t being spent to kill the proposed tax increases. Rather, in a twist for
LakeExpo.com (Osage Beach, MO)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:03
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[India] Farmers angry at WHO treatment

Leaf tobacco farmers around the world have called on their governments to help safeguard their livelihoods. Crucially, they want governments to ensure that there is proper consultation on and active participation in the development of policies directly
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 31, 2016 17:41
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