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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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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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