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[Montana, South Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Obscene Amounts Fighting State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Cigarette Taxes

The big tobacco companies talk a good game about wanting to reduce cigarette smoking, using slogans like “transforming tobacco” and “smoke-free future.” But they continue to do everything they can, and to spend obscene amounts of money, to make sure that
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2018 21:06

[New Hampshire] Big Tobacco Spends Big To Block A Tax And Medicaid Expansion In Montana

"We poked the bear, that's for sure," Cahill says. "And it's not because we were all around the table saying, 'Hey, we want to have a huge fight and go through trauma the next several months.' It's because it's the right thing to do."
New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR)
added Nov 2, 2018 20:36

[Montana, South Dakota] STROUD: Voter Warning: Regressive Tobacco Taxes Do More Harm Than Good

This year, voters in two states—Montana and South Dakota—will determine whether additional revenue should be collected from cigarette sales to fund programs other than cessation. This revenue would be generated from tobacco taxes, which are often market
Town Hall
added Nov 1, 2018 15:16

[Montana] LETTER: Voting yes on I-185

Oh! You folks like vaping? I can’t believe that so-called intelligent people like to inhale arsenic, lead, formaldehyde and whatever else in those sticks. You, too, should even pay more, $200-$300 a stick. Or better yet, just play Russian roulette with a
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Oct 30, 2018 16:00

LETTER: Today's letters to the editor: I-186, GOP values, Big Tobacco: Montana children's doctors support I-185

As a pediatrician here in Billings, I’m upset about the campaign of misinformation that’s being carried out over our television stations and airwaves. You should know that this is all funded by Big Tobacco. The tobacco companies don’t care for kids in Mo
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Oct 29, 2018 04:18
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[Montana] I-185’s critics doubt its constitutionality; backers point to 2004 initiative

Missoula (MT) Current
added Oct 24, 2018 02:41

[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

[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

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

[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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