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[Montana] Obamacare, Medicaid, and Medicare won the midterms

The tax was voted down, putting Medicaid for 100,000 low-income Montanans in jeopardy, according to advocates. The fight against the tax was backed by Big Tobacco giant Altria.
Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Nov 8, 2018 19:12
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[West Virginia] Arkansas justice calls election a win over outside spending

Republican State Leadership Committee’...which launched its initiative focused on state court races in 2014, and its donors this year have included the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, tobacco company Reynolds American...Two prominent Republicans backed by the g
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Nov 8, 2018 19:09
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NATO Responds to FDA’s Potential E-Cigarette Sales Restrictions

NATO has submitted a letter to Gottlieb that makes the following points: During this past summer, 96.7% of the retailers passed FDA-sponsored compliance checks by not selling an e-cigarette to an underage youth. Retailers undertake significant efforts to
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Nov 7, 2018 23:35
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[Montana] Tobacco tax initiative appears headed for defeat

With 64 percent of the state's precincts fully reported by 11:30 a.m., support for the measure was trailing 46 percent to 54 percent, according to the Montana Secretary of State's website. The political fight over I-185 was one of the most expensive in
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Nov 7, 2018 19:27
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GLANTZ: Why smokeless tobacco needs to be included in local and state laws prohibiting sale of flavored tobacco products

Alameda, CA is considering an ordinance to license tobacco retailers and prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco products. Retailers are arguing that chewing tobacco should be exempted becuase theh claim the average age of those that chew is 40.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:58
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FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is falling into an old industry trap by expressing willingness to partner on “youth e-cigarette prevention”

the industry’s youth smoking prevention activities fall broadly into five main categories: (1) family involvement self-help booklets, (2) school-based smoking prevention programs, (3) programs to prevent youth from accessing tobacco, (4) mass media campai
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 6, 2018 16:58
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Tobacco Tax Battle Could Torch Montana Medicaid Expansion

If ballot initiative I-185 passes Tuesday, it will mean an additional $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes and levy a tax on e-cigarettes, which are currently not taxed in Montana. The tobacco tax initiative has become the most expensive ballot measure race in
Kaiser Health News
added Nov 6, 2018 16:57
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[Minnesota] HINDRAKER: RAMPANT BIAS AND MISINFORMATION AT THE GUARDIAN

email...from Jessica Glenza, a reporter for the Guardian US...drips with arrogance, ignorance and prejudice...Our research demonstrates...Center of the American Experiment opposed measures that would tax cigarettes. At the same time, the group accepted do
PowerLine blog
added Nov 1, 2018 14:59
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Will the FDA Burn Tobacco Giants With Low-Nicotine Rules?

Tobacco companies say manufacturing cigarettes with extremely low nicotine levels could result in significant negative impacts, including massive job losses, closed businesses, and lost tax revenue. Giants like Altria (NYSE:MO) and British American Tobac
Motley Fool
added Oct 30, 2018 23:20
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Public versus internal conceptions of addiction: An analysis of internal Philip Morris documents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Beyond nicotine’s pharmacology, the industry’s continued aggressive advertising, lobbying, and litigation against effective tobacco control policies promotes various non-pharmacological determinants of addiction. To help tobacco users quit, policy makers
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Oct 30, 2018 21:42
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