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Dueling Missouri tobacco tax initiatives causing confusion

voters are facing the confusing prospect of two separate proposals... "Whether the two tobacco tax propositions are actually in conflict, however, is a question that would likely be addressed by the courts after the election, if both measures pass," Gonde
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 22, 2016 15:56

[Missouri] INITIATIVE PETITION: Constitutional Amendment 3 (PDF)

Section 54. The provisions of Sections 54 through 54(c) shall be known as the Early Childhood Health and Education Amendment. It shall be the public pol icv of this state to improve the health and education of children. from birth through age five. and t
Missouri Secretary of State
added Oct 20, 2016 14:13

[Missouri] INITIATIVE PETITION: Proposition A (PDF)

an additional tax shall be levied ugon the sale of cigarettes at an amount equal to six and one-half mills per cigarette on January 1, 2017, two and one-half mills per cigarette on January 1, 2019. and two and one-half mills per cigarette on January 1,
Missouri Secretary of State
added Oct 20, 2016 14:00

[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

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

[Missouri] Challengers to tobacco tax hike take fight out of courtroom and onto the airwaves

In the ad, entitled “Diner,” Joe Camel – former controversial mascot of the R.J. Reynolds Camel cigarette brand – walks into a diner, drops a cigarette on the ground, and stomps it out with his foot before sitting at the counter. Then, he lights another
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 14, 2016 17:54

[Missouri] Complex politics behind two Mo. tobacco tax issues

The tobacco industry's support of two tobacco-tax hikes on the November ballot in Missouri has ignited opposition... health groups contend Amendment 3 and Proposition A seek to "deceive Missouri voters and keep cigarettes cheap."
Southeast Missourian
added Oct 14, 2016 14:24

[Missouri] Health officials, businesses react to indoor vaping possibility

The possibility that the City Council may allow the use of electronic cigarettes in public establishments is drawing mixed reviews. This week, councilmembers discussed removing the use of electronic cigarettes from the city’s smoking ban at a work sessio
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Oct 9, 2016 14:41

[Missouri] Public health organizations oppose both Tobacco tax increase ballot measures

Bigger tobacco companies, brands like Camel, Newport, and Pall Mall support the bigger tax increase, Amendment 3. But smaller tobacco companies, brands like Cheyenne, Decade and Exeter support the smaller tax increase, Prop A. That seems funny right? W
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Oct 7, 2016 00:56

Tobacco Industry Bankrolls Amendment 3 & Proposition A to Deceive Missouri Voters & Keep Cigarettes Cheap

"It is unfortunate two tobacco industry-sponsored ballot measures will appear on Missouri's ballot in November. Voters should be alarmed that those who profit from keeping smokers addicted have hijacked worthwhile causes by forcing Missourians to settle
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2016 21:28
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