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[California] Assemblyman Dr. Joaquin Arambula, Local Doctors and Health Advocates Endorse Prop 56, Stand Up to Deceitful Tobacco Company-Funded Ads

“I’m supporting Prop 56 to protect kids and save lives,” said Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula. “As an emergency room physician, I saw the worst of what tobacco did to people, because many came to the emergency room gravely sick. Their immune systems
Yes on
added Oct 20, 2016 21:24

[Missouri] CAMPAIGN 2016: Rival tobacco tax initiatives to appear on same ballot

Constitutional Amendment 3 and Proposition A both would raise the state's cigarette tax, currently the lowest in the country. Ironically, both campaigns have been backed in part by tobacco companies. Amendment 3 proponents, the group Raise Your Hand for
KRCG-TV 13 (Jefferson City, MO)
added Oct 20, 2016 13:48

[California] SKELTON: Capitol Journal The tobacco industry's strategy to kill a new statewide cigarette tax: Blow a lot of smoke

what they’re spewing is so disingenuous and hypocritical it’s a joke. The cigarette makers are bellyaching about the “wealthy special interests” — doctors, dentists, hospitals, health insurers — who are trying to “tax grab” on the Nov. 8 ballot. What’s b
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 20, 2016 13:33

4 things the pro and anti campaigns want to you know about California's proposed tobacco tax hike

Larry Mantle hosted a debate with Robb Korinke of the Yes on 56 campaign and Beth Miller of the No on 56 campaign. Here are four things they want you to know about the controversial ballot measure:
89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio
added Oct 19, 2016 16:47

[Canada] CORA AIT Strategy / Raising Public Awareness & Demanding Government Action (PDF)

But First – A Look Back At Past Campaigns 2009 - 2011
Coalition Quebecoise pour le Controle du Tabac (ca)
added Oct 18, 2016 15:54

[Canada] A leaked document from Imperial Tobacco shows how the Canadian Convenience Stores Association and its affiliate were used as front groups to block health regulations and tobacco taxes.

The document, provided by an anonymous whistleblower, shows how Imperial Tobacco used retailer and other business associations as front groups for their lobbying efforts...Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) and the National Coalition Against
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Oct 18, 2016 15:49

RJ Reynolds Wants Higher Tobacco Taxes in Missouri, But Not California. Weird.

That strange juxtaposition is the focus of a brand-new ad paid for by opponents of Amendment 3, the big new tobacco tax proposal on Missouri ballots next month as "Raise Your Hand for Kids." The ad highlights the tobacco giant's contrary positions on the
St. Louis (MO) Riverfront Times
added Oct 18, 2016 14:57

[UK] HATCHARD: Big Tobacco’s dirty tricks in opposing plain packaging

Opponents of plain packaging tend to have links to the tobacco industry. So much so that three-quarters of organisations identified in our study had financial links to tobacco companies... In order to help countries guard against tobacco industry interfe
The Conversation (au)
added Oct 18, 2016 02:21

California Newspapers Resoundingly Endorse Proposition 56

In an unprecedented showing of support, nearly every California newspaper has endorsed Proposition 56 and lashed out at the tobacco industry’s relentless lies about the initiative as “scurrilous” and “disingenuous.”
Yes on
added Oct 18, 2016 01:54

[California] San Jose Mayor, City Councilmembers Endorse Prop 56, Stand Up to Deceitful Tobacco Company-Funded Ads

Today San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo joined City Councilmembers Ash Kalra and Magdalena Carrasco, health leaders, and smoking-related illness survivors to stand up to Big Tobacco and denounce the tobacco industry’s dishonest ads against Proposition 56.
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added Oct 18, 2016 01:46
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