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[Missouri] BIRR: Democrats Are Fighting Each Other Over Tobacco Tax Hike

“In one hidden line, the makers of Amendment 3 are undermining our American ideal of protecting religion and democracy,” Jeffrey Mittman, executive director of ACLU-Missouri, told Riverfront Times. “Amendment 3 is a dangerous Trojan Horse that violates t
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 2, 2016 04:53
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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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[Missouri] Voters face weighty decision over cigarette tax proposals

As Election Day draws near, a bitter battle over cigarette tax proposals has multiple interest groups hurling accusations at one another and Missouri voters wrestling with a confusing choice. Amendment 3 and Proposition A are both measures on the Nov. 8
Columbia (MO) Missourian
added Nov 1, 2016 14:30
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[Missouri] Making sense of dueling tax issues

“There is a tobacco civil war going on. Big tobacco realizes that they’re probably going to have a tobacco tax, and they want one they can craft,” said Dr. Bridget McCandless of Independence, president and CEO of the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kan
Waynesville (MO) Daily Guide
added Nov 1, 2016 14:22
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[Missouri] Complicated future for two tobacco tax measures ($$)

Having two tobacco tax initiatives on the Missouri ballot could have voters confused when they go to the polls Nov. 8. One is an amendment, and the other is a proposition. Amendment 3 is designed to increase Missouri’s lowest-in-the-nation cigarette tax
Richmond (MO) Daily News
added Nov 1, 2016 14:24
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[Missouri] University publicly opposes controversial amendment

many question why a bill designed to curtail tobacco use and aid early childhood development would discuss abortions and stem cell research at all. Stem cell research and production was protected by Missouri Constitutional Amendment 2 in 2006.
Student Life (Washington University at St. Louis)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:20
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: University’s opposition to Amendment 3 should encourage future political action

In our opinion, the University’s defense of stem cell research is just. Stem cell research has provided scientific advancements that have revolutionized healthcare, including regenerative organ treatments.
Student Life (Washington University at St. Louis)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:17
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[Missouri] Voters confused by cigarette tax campaign ads

Health organizations, like the American Lung Association, have come out against both tax plans because they don't go far enough. The theory is that the tax hikes in the two ballot measures would not be stiff enough to deter people from smoking. Health ad
KMBZ 98.1 fm (Kansas City, MO)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:35
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Our Voice: Cigarette tax issues do more harm than good

Unwrapping those three confusing issues led us to our decision to not support either cigarette tax proposal. There are two issues because one is backed by “big” tobacco and the other is backed by “small” tobacco. The details of this battle relate to a 1
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Oct 31, 2016 01:48
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[Missouri] Changing the Constitution: Cigarette taxes, campaign cash and voter ID on Nov. 8 ballot

A “yes” vote will amend the Missouri Constitution to increase taxes on cigarettes each year through 2020, at which point this additional tax will total 60 cents per pack of 20. This amendment also creates a fee paid by cigarette wholesalers of 67 cents p
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Oct 31, 2016 01:47
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