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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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VIDEO: Initiatives qualify for Montana’s November ballot

I-185 would increase the state tax on cigarettes by $2 a pack, to $3.70 a pack. It would also raise taxes on other tobacco products, including moist snuff, as well as e-cigarettes and vaping products.
KPAX CBS 8 (Missoula, MT)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:42
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[North Carolina] Montana reaches $30M deal with tobacco manufacturers

In November, an agreement was reached in the escrow dispute between North Carolina and 25 other states and the nation’s largest tobacco manufacturers. Montana, meanwhile, opted to pursue a state court path with the manufacturers, and to ply a strategy o
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2018 01:09
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Montana gets $27M in tobacco settlement funds in agreement

Montana and a group of tobacco companies have reached an agreement that allows the state to collect its full share of $27 million in tobacco settlement payments from 2004. Montana Department of Justice spokesman Eric Sell said Tuesday the lawsuit that le
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 25, 2018 00:55
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[Montana] LETTER: Tobacco industry should pay share

Tobacco products have had a devastating effect on my family...my support for the Healthy Montana Initiative, I-185... The tobacco industry has infiltrated our lives, homes and communities for decades. It’s time it pays its fair share so that 100,000 Mont
The Missoulian
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[Montana] MEAD / LAFAIVE: Tax hike proposal would improve fiscal health of smugglers

A proposal to hike cigarette excise taxes by $2 per pack would result in a more than doubling of the state’s cigarette smuggling rate, according to new research. Scholars have long noted that the health-related goals of policymakers are often undermined
The Missoulian
added Jul 13, 2018 13:17
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Montana resident caught fire from cigarette and oxygen tank, CMS asserts

McKnight's Long-Term Care
added Jul 6, 2018 02:42
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Montana resident caught fire from cigarette and oxygen tank, CMS asserts

A temporarily unsupervised Montana nursing home resident burned for an estimated 10 minutes after her cigarette ignited with her oxygen tank, causing second-degree burns and the resident's eventual death, state and federal officials say. The incident was
McKnight's Long-Term Care
added Jul 8, 2018 01:52
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[Montana] Missoula judge to decide if cigar club can continue to allow smoking

Both sides in the lawsuit filed last year between the Missoula City-County Board of Health and Calumet — the company that runs the Fools' End Club — had asked District Court Judge Leslie Halligan to rule in their favor in the case. Attorneys for the cou
The Missoulian
added Jun 30, 2018 22:10
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