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GLANTZ: Campaign for California Tobacco Tax (Prop 56) hits the right tone in its media campaign

the Yes side launched a new, well-conceived and well-executed ad (“Trust”) that exposes and engages the industry while making the affirmative case for raising the tobacco tax. The yes campaign also reoriented its website to directly confront the industr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 2, 2016 13:35
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[California] New Yes on 56 Ad Exposes Tobacco Industry’s Unscrupulous Tactics

asks voters who they trust: Tobacco companies who prey on kids, spending billions to market their deadly products and tens of millions lying to Californians about the tobacco tax initiative, or the education groups, cancer groups and pediatricians who sup
Yes on 56.org
added Oct 2, 2016 02:22
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Analysis of the logic and framing of a tobacco industry campaign opposing standardised packaging legislation in New Zealand

BATNZ's Agree–Disagree campaign relied on unsound arguments, logical fallacies and rhetorical devices. Given the industry's frequent recourse to these tactics, we propose strategies based on our study findings that can be used to assist the tobacco contro
Tobacco Control
added Oct 1, 2016 00:28
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EDITORIAL: Vote yes on Proposition 56 to raise California's too-low tobacco tax

The battle to pass Proposition 56 will be tough, as always, because of the power of the tobacco lobby, which already is making deceptive claims like this one: ‘Prop 56 cheats schools out of at least $600 million per year.’
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 30, 2016 21:47
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[California] Los Angeles Times Endorses Proposition 56

a string of major newspaper endorsements for Prop 56: Sacramento Bee, San Francisco Chronicle, Fresno Bee, Bakersfield Californian, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Monterey County Herald, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, and East Bay Times. The Ventura County Star, which
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 30, 2016 21:45
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[Canada] Canadian Vaping Association Responds to Federal Vaping Regulation

welcomes the Minister's comments acknowledging that e-cigarettes are a less harmful alternative to cigarette smoking and, in fact, can be a useful tool in helping smokers switch from smoking altogether. "Canada has been a world leader in implementing pol
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:33
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BAKST: The FDA’s Rule on E-Cigarettes Will Hurt Public Health

Ideally, Congress would make it clear that vaping products aren’t “tobacco products” under the 2009 Tobacco Control Act (pending lawsuits are addressing this issue and many other issues), and thus wouldn’t be subject to regulation by the FDA. In the inte
Daily Signal (Heritage Foundation)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:13
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[Asia, Pakistan] PMI lobbying to make cigarettes more affordable

is reportedly lobbying in the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and government circles to create a new third slab of taxes to make the cigarettes cheaper in Pakistan... This would create serious health hazards and further popularise the fast growing trend of
Daily Times (pk)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:04
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[New Zealand] Beware 'heat not burn' tobacco devices, e-cigarette seller warns Ministry of Health

E-cigarette retailer Cosmic has warned the Government to beware of "heat not burn" tobacco devices....has written to the ministry calling for devices that "heat not burn" tobacco to be more tightly controlled than the e-cigarettes it sells, which deliver
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:54
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[California] Editorial: Prop. 56 would make our state healthier

One of tobacco's tactics is a series of TV ads saying the proposition would take money away from education. That is false. The proposition is written so that the $1 billion-plus a year it generates would not be considered part of the Proposition 99 formu
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Sep 30, 2016 12:49
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