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Four Ways Money Is A Key Factor In Colorado's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike

Here's four ways money is a key factor in Colorado's proposed tobacco tax hike: 1. Impact On Low Income Coloradans Opponents say the increased tax will hit groups who can’t afford it the hardest. Mike Krause, with the Denver-based, libertarian, free
CPR - Colorado Public Radio
added Oct 14, 2016 17:55
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Essential Politics: Bloomberg supports raising tobacco tax in California, Alarcon is not campaigning for Congress

contributed $500,000 to the Proposition 56 campaign, an initiative to hike the tobacco tax by $2 a pack.
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 13, 2016 19:37
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[Canada] Japan Tobacco's Unfair Representations

This week Japan Tobacco launched a web-page against plain packaging in Canada, timed to coincide with the end of the first wave of public consultations on this important initiative. The primary framing of its message on the web-site and the full-page ne
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Oct 12, 2016 22:36
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California Nurses Association Joins Widespread Support for Prop 56

With 17,000 California kids starting to smoke each year, one-third of whom will die from it, tobacco is a dire public health crisis that will persist unless we step up to Big Tobacco,” said Zenei Cortez, RN and Co-President, California Nurses Association.
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 12, 2016 20:08
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Plain Packaging in the UK: TCRG Research on Policy Opposition 2011-2013 Contents [hide]

Opposition organisations’ high prevalence of financial links with tobacco companies and accompanying low levels of transparency created a misleading impression of diverse and widespread opposition to plain packaging. This opposition posed a risk to plain
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 15:07
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Plain Packaging in the UK: Tobacco Industry Funded Research, Expert Opinion and Public Relations

funded third party organisations which conducted anti-plain packaging campaigns on its behalf, built alliances with organisations that lobbied Government and mobilised public opposition, including and funding research, expert opinions and public relations
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 15:04
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Plain Packaging in the UK: Tobacco Industry Built Alliances

tables presented on this page provide details of the anti-plain packaging activities of intellectual property organisations, think-tanks, general business groups and retail organisations, all of whom have financial links to tobacco companies. In 2013 a se
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 15:03
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Plain Packaging in the UK: Tobacco Industry Funded Third Party Campaigns

funded third party organisations which conducted anti-plain packaging campaigns on its behalf, commissioned research, expert opinion and public relations activities which supported its position, and built alliances with organisations that lobbied the UK G
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 15:01
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Plain Packaging in the UK: Tobacco Company Opposition

fought against the policy using a series of arguments which they publicised via: Their corporate websites; Political advertising campaigns; Submissions to the two UK Consultations on plain packaging in 2012 and 2014 respectively; Third-party voices. Tak
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 14:59
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Standardised tobacco packaging: a health policy case study of corporate conflict expansion and adaptation [FREE FULL TEXT]

The multifaceted opposition to standardised packaging was primarily undertaken by third parties with financial relationships with major tobacco manufacturers. Low levels of transparency regarding these links created a misleading impression of diverse and
BMJ Open (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 14:56
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