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[Montana] KINGFISHER: Tobacco industry threatens sustainable development

Local activities in Missoula will include an End of Year BBQ scheduled for Friday, June 2, from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., at McCormick Park in collaboration with Missoula County Public Schools Indian Education for All Department and Missoula Urban Indian Healt
The Missoulian
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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[Montana] LETTER: FERN: Taxing Tobacco

I too was hammered by e-mails mainly from users of vape products. Many said that they would have to go back to smoking if such a tax was implemented. I think the Big Tobacco/vaping industry orientation might have fallen short on logic to some of their st
Flathead Beacon (Kalispell, MT)
added May 30, 2017 21:20
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[Montana] New way to vape, new danger to teens

Teenage e-cigarette users have started using a new technique with electronic devices called “dripping.” Dripping refers to dropping e-liquid, which usually contains tobacco products and flavoring directly onto the heating element. A survey of more than a
Billings (MT) Gazette
added May 17, 2017 13:33
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[Montana] DPHHS: Tobacco industry finds new way to target kids

Forums in Missoula and Helena this week will focus on the number of kids using electronic cigarettes...there are no laws preventing companies from marketing e-cigarettes to kids. Tobacco company ads tout e-cigarettes as an alternative to, or for people
The Missoulian
added May 16, 2017 13:48
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[Montana] EDITORIAL: Proposed tobacco tax increase punitive, unfair

Montana Senate President Scott Sales’ comments.... “This tax is punitive to the people who are least able to pay, and we should not balance the budget on the backs of these people,” said Sales. We agree.
Great Falls (MT) Tribune
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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Republicans move to kill Montana tobacco tax increase

Republican lawmakers took steps Thursday to kill a proposed increase in Montana’s tobacco tax by voting for a procedural motion that will make it extremely difficult to bring the bill to the House floor for a vote. The tax hike, which passed the Senate l
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 6, 2017 21:18
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[Montana] Tobacco Tax Increase Unlikely To Pass The House, Republican Leadership Says

A significant tax increase to cigarettes, chew and other tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, got its first hearing in the House today, having already passed out of the Senate. As the tax proposal moves forward, it faces rising pressure from Senate
Montana Public Radio
added Apr 6, 2017 03:41
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[Montana] LETTER: Smokers already pay too much

Here is something people should understand about State Senator Mary Caferro’s proposal to fund senior care by raising the state tobacco tax by $1.50 a pack.... So pay attention, Mary. It isn’t tobacco that put Grandma in a nursing home. She just got old.
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Apr 6, 2017 02:01
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[Montana, Virginia] Shadowy DC organization urges opposition to cigarette tax bill, collects emails

a Virginia-based organization that does not disclose its donors nor its spending has launched an online campaign to attack Gov. Steve Bullock and to fight a bill that would increase the state’s tobacco tax....“Paid for by American Potential.”
The Missoulian
added Apr 2, 2017 01:30
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RESEARCH & COMMENTARY: MONTANA SHOULD AVOID UNNECESSARY AND REGRESSIVE TOBACCO AND VAPOR TAX INCREASE

Although reducing smoking rates may be a noble goal, raising tobacco taxes rarely works as intended and frequently has many negative effects. Sin taxes have a strong detrimental effect on local small businesses; when they are implemented, retailers and w
Heartland Institute
added Apr 1, 2017 11:59
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