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World's biggest tobacco companies aim to kill Montana healthcare initiative

Industry heavyweights fiercely oppose proposed $2 tax hike on packs of cigarettes to be used to fund Medicaid in the state
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2018 21:00
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The Health 202: Montana is voting on whether the tobacco industry should pay for Medicaid expansion

The tobacco industry has spent more than $9 million to date to persuade Montana voters to vote "no" on a ballot initiative to make Medicaid expansion permanent in the state, according to state campaign finance filings. The reason that tobacco companies
Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2018 13:59
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Tobacco companies opposing ballot initiative violated finance laws, Montana regulator says

wrote in a decision last week that Altria Client Services and RAI Services Company registered as incidental political committees two days late in June. They also failed to report the travel expenses of a representative who appeared before the Montana Cham
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Sep 11, 2018 22:21
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Tobacco-funded group starts Montana anti-initiative ad blitz

A group funded by the tobacco industry has launched a massive ad blitz against a ballot initiative to fund Montana’s Medicaid expansion program and other health programs by raising the cigarette tax by $2 per pack and taxing vaping products for the first
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 27, 2018 05:47
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[Idaho, Montana, Wyoming] Ignited by lightning and cigarettes, Yellowstone fires were extinguished with snow and hard work

But the decision to fight fires did nothing to stop the flick of a woodcutter’s burning cigarette along the park’s western border with the Targhee National Forest in Idaho. The North Fork fire had begun. “From the very beginning, it was apparent that th
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Aug 24, 2018 13:05
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Montana Supreme Court Rejects Challenge Of Tobacco Tax Initiative ($$)

Although conceding that a proposed ballot initiative regarding, among other increases, a $2 tax on cigarettes may contain a “mathematical misstatement,” the Montana Supreme Court on Aug. 15 refused to enjoin the state from putting the question to Montana
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 21, 2018 13:07
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Montana attorney says changes to tax initiative unnecessary

- An attorney for Montana says the changes that an anti-tax group wants to make to a ballot initiative to raise the state's tobacco tax are minor and unnecessary. Chief Deputy Attorney General Jon Bennion writes Monday to the state Supreme Court that Mon
KXLY News 4 (Spokane, WA)
added Aug 15, 2018 03:27
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[Montana] Smoking Might Cost You More Than You Think

This week, doctors, nurses, and health care providers are coming together to support initiative185, which proposes to raise the tax of cigarettes by two dollars. According to Montana Healthcare Leaders, by adding an additional two dollars in tax for a p
KFBB-TV (Black Eagle, MT)
added Aug 13, 2018 20:22
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[Montana] Tobacco-Funded Group Sues Over Mont. Tax Ballot Measure ($$)

A tobacco industry-funded political committee has asked the Montana Supreme Court to amend the wording of a ballot initiative that would raise tobacco taxes to pay for a Medicaid expansion and other programs, saying the current language would mislead vote
Law360
added Aug 10, 2018 04:01
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