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[Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Utah] Medicaid-Expansion Fights Pit Hospitals, Labor Against Conservative Groups, Tobacco Companies

Voters in four states will decide Nov. 6 whether to expand Medicaid ...Top spenders in the campaigns are groups linked to the tobacco industry and the Koch brothers, which are aligned against the initiatives, and hospitals and union-back advocacy groups,
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 21, 2018 19:47
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[Montana] AASVED: Voting yes on I 185 is the right thing to do

I took the CEO position at Shodair Children’s Hospital almost three years ago.... It’s challenging for a grassroots effort in Montana to be as visible as the more than $12 million big tobacco has spent on advertising in this state. We may be small in num
Havre (MT) Daily News
added Oct 20, 2018 14:43
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ZOLNIKOV: I 185 is a bad deal for Montanans

The real winners of this bad deal are wealthy hospital corporations that would directly benefit from I 185. The president of one of Montana’s largest hospital chains made more than $7 million in 2016. And a dozen other hospital executives made more than
Havre (MT) Daily News
added Oct 20, 2018 14:43
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[Montana] LETTER: Don't fall for ads from Big Tobacco

You’ve probably received tobacco industry funded flyers opposing Initiative 185. They claim the veterans will only receive 4 percent ($2 million a year) of funding from I-185. This true, but $2 million is eight times the funding that the Legislature appr
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Oct 19, 2018 12:08
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[Montana] LETTER: Why is Juras in Big Tobacco's ad?

I am not sure how much Big Tobacco is paying Kristen Juras to opine that I-185 is unconstitutional. But, those who see the ad should understand a couple of facts about Juras. She has never argued a case before the Montana Supreme Court. In fact, she only
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Oct 19, 2018 11:55
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LETTER: Tobacco industry not concerned with Montanans

There is transparency in the absurd amount of money Big Tobacco is throwing into the oppositional campaign. The tobacco industry is not concerned with Montanans, and is advocating for the removal of support services that allow our patients to pursue heal
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:01
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[Montana] Helena commission advances ban on self-service tobacco displays, but nixes other restrictions

gave its initial approval Monday night to only part of an ordinance that seeks to prohibit the sale of tobacco products in self-service displays. A
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:03
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[Montana] NIEMANN: Public Health: Beware of tobacco in sheep’s clothing

The variety of flavors, brightly colored packaging, and youthful styling are all marketing tactics to get our children addicted to nicotine. It’s our job to support policies that protect our children and teach them to make healthy decisions that will ser
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:02
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[Montana] LETTERS: Letters to the editor for and against I-185, the proposed tobacco tax hike to continue medicaid expansion

We at the Montana Guardian Group oppose I-185 — not because we are funded by big-tobacco dark money (we are not); nor because we believe the use of tobacco products should be more widespread (we do not); but because we are Montanans, and we believe our C
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:07
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[Montana] LETTER: Tobacco taxes reduce tobacco use and save lives

Tobacco taxes reduce tobacco use and save lives. How can that be bad? And the fact that a portion of the revenue will be used to help 100,000 Montanans keep their health care? Again, how can that be bad? Vote yes on I-185.
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 15, 2018 23:59
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