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[Missouri] GLANTZ: Big Tobacco loses tax battle in California, but Big Marijuana is on the rise

Lesson learned: It costs ‘enough’ to beat Big Tobacco Big Tobacco killed similar tax proposals in Colorado ($1.75 a pack; 46 percent yes) and North Dakota (44 cents; 45 percent) by outspending proponents by a factor of six. The lesson: You don’t have t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 10, 2016 18:53
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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] election results: the state of tobacco taxes

Tobacco tax increases were on ballots in four states yesterday: California, Colorado, North Dakota and Missouri. Each of these states has some of the lowest cigarette prices in the country and has not raised tobacco taxes in more than a decade.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:00
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Missouri cigarette taxes fail, voters support campaign contribution limits and voter ID requirements

The other cigarette tax plan — Proposition A — would have phased in a 23-cent-per-pack increase over five years, with the proceeds used to repair roads and bridges. The dueling plans were part of a dispute between large tobacco companies, which bankro
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Nov 10, 2016 13:59
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Cigarette taxes lose, voter photo ID wins in Missouri

sending two taxes on tobacco to defeat... All of the attention was on Amendment 3, which began as a campaign to raise more than $300 million for early childhood health and education, but devolved into a tug-of-war between Big Tobacco and Little Tobacco, a
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Nov 10, 2016 13:57
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[Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] California approves tax increase on cigarettes

California voters agreed to significantly increase the tax on cigarettes and vaping devices, but similar measures fell short in Colorado, North Dakota and Missouri, according to late Tuesday vote tallies. California's Proposition 56 will increase taxes
Reuters
added Nov 9, 2016 12:59
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[Missouri] November is COPD Awareness Month (part1)

This is the first in a two-part series on how Mercy Carthage diagnoses and treats COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). .. The leading cause of COPD is smoking.
Carthage (MO) Press
added Nov 7, 2016 22:04
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Talking Politics: Missouri Tobacco Tax Increase Fails To Decrease Smoking Rates

Studies show that it doesn’t matter how much of an increase there is in tobacco taxes because smokers are going to continue to pay a high price to fuel their addiction, regardless of the health effects. Almost 10,000 people in Missouri die every year fro
KBIA 91.3 (mid-Missouri Public Radio)
added Nov 7, 2016 22:01
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BELL: IS MISSOURI’S AMENDMENT 3 TRULY IN FAVOR OF THE CHILDREN?

One of the main red flags regarding this amendment is that it has been largely designed and funded by one of Big Tobacco’s dominating forces, R. J. Reynolds...devised by Big Tobacco, for Big Tobacco, and will ultimately benefit, you guessed it, Big Tobacc
The Current (University of Missouri-St. Louis)
added Nov 7, 2016 14:57
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[Missouri] 'Tobacco 21' easily clears first hurdle in St. Louis

Measures boosting the age to buy tobacco products in the city of St. Louis sailed out of the Health and Human Services committee on Thursday. The bills, sponsored by Alderman Dionne Flowers, D-2nd Ward, would bring the city in line with St. Louis County
90.7 KWMU-FM (St. Louis, MO)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:47
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[Missouri] Why Tobacco Companies Are Spending Millions To Boost A Cigarette Tax

"It was basically, 'It's my way or the highway.' So we took the highway," Rallo says. "And when you're going down the highway, you might pick up an interesting companion." That "interesting companion" is tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds. Since December of 20
KSMU (Springfield, MO)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:46
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