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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] election results: the state of tobacco taxes

Tobacco tax increases were on ballots in four states yesterday: California, Colorado, North Dakota and Missouri. Each of these states has some of the lowest cigarette prices in the country and has not raised tobacco taxes in more than a decade.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:00
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[Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] California approves tax increase on cigarettes

California voters agreed to significantly increase the tax on cigarettes and vaping devices, but similar measures fell short in Colorado, North Dakota and Missouri, according to late Tuesday vote tallies. California's Proposition 56 will increase taxes
Reuters
added Nov 9, 2016 12:59
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[North Dakota] MOWERY: Optimists right, pessimists wrong about Minnesota tobacco tax

The future of their business relies on addicting our kids to their deadly products. Minnesota stood up to Big Tobacco, and now North Dakota can, too. Vote Yes on Measure 4. It will mean a healthier future for all North Dakotans.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Nov 6, 2016 23:03
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[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Big Tobacco Spends $100M to Defeat State Tax Hikes

"In California it is definitely a fairer fight," Schachter said. "In Colorado and North Dakota the opposition is swamping us in terms of spending. It is certainly a more challenging climate in these two states, but we are seeing a lot of support."
MedPage Today
added Nov 4, 2016 22:26
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[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Tobacco Companies Spend Nearly $100 Million to Mislead Voters And Oppose State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

The huge sums they are spending against these initiatives represent an investment to preserve the pipeline of kids the industry needs to survive. In California, tobacco companies, led by Altria/Philip Morris and Reynolds American/R.J. Reynolds, have now
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2016 20:07
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[North Dakota] VIDEO: WATCH: Big tobacco companies fighting Measure 4

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company has kicked in almost a million dollars to the 'vote no on measure 4' movement. And Altria - renamed from Philip Morris, one of the world's largest tobacco producers - kicked in nearly $2.5 million. Dr. Eric Johnson, Raise I
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Nov 1, 2016 14:33
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[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Tobacco Companies Battle Tax Hikes In Three States

California’s Proposition 56 would boost the state’s tobacco tax to $2.87 per pack, while North Dakota’s Measure 4 would increase the state cigarette tax to $2.20 per pack. And Colorado’s tobacco tax would hit $2.60 per pack if voters OK Amendment 72.
AMI Newswire (American Media Institute)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:37
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[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Retailers Urged to Vote ‘No’ on Tobacco Questions

retailers, their employees and adult customers in California, Colorado and North Dakota are urged to vote “No” on ballot questions that would significantly increase cigarette- and tobacco-tax rates in each of these states. California: In California, the
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 27, 2016 02:10
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[North Dakota] Measure 4 aims to decrease smoking rates, but opponents fear $70 million annual

But the chairman of North Dakotans Against the 400% Tax Increase, which includes as partners tobacco companies Altria Group and R.J. Reynolds, said the measure doesn't explain how revenue would be spent. "Writing a $70 million blank check to a group suc
Dickinson (ND) Press
added Oct 26, 2016 13:28
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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] Editorial Board: Tobacco Taxes Work, But Only If They’re High

When smoking costs more, more people quit. That’s why higher cigarette taxes are almost always good policy, for smokers and the public health, too...Missouri’s two proposals are not....it’s not surprising tobacco companies support both proposals, and publ
Bloomberg News
added Oct 24, 2016 16:12
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