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[North Dakota] Letter: Anti-Measure 4 lies are from Big Tobacco

They are spending nearly 4 million dollars in lies and false statements to try to convince voters to reject Measure 4 (because it would cost them customers and money). Don't be fooled, North Dakota. Don't buy into more lies from big tobacco. VOTE YES ON
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Oct 11, 2016 20:48
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[North Dakota] LETTER: Don't look to Big Tobacco for tobacco truths

Big Tobacco opposes tobacco tax increases, arguing the increases do not reduce smoking. Contrarily, the industry's own internal documents, disclosed in tobacco lawsuits, show its deceit. Raising cigarette prices is one of the most effective ways to preve
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Oct 9, 2016 14:32
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[North Dakota] LETTER: Snuff out Big Tobacco's influence by supporting Measure 4

they seek to line their own businesses' bottom lines at the expense of our state and the 20,000 youth ...A $3 million campaign to confuse voters and shout down good, solid health policy is not the North Dakota way.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Oct 9, 2016 14:30
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[North Dakota] LETTER: Tax money won’t go toward anti-smoking programs

supporters of this measure seem to try to make us think this is about helping people quit smoking or keeping others from starting. Now I find out about $70 million a year in new taxes would have nothing to do with anti-smoking programs.
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Oct 10, 2016 03:13
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Letter: Big Tobacco spreading lies in North Dakota

It is laughable that tobacco companies feign concern for funding programs to reduce tobacco use given they spend $34.2 million annually to market their products in North Dakota. Big Tobacco's ads highlight the 400 percent increase, but make no mention th
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Oct 9, 2016 14:33
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[California, North Dakota] HATHAWAY: VIEWPOINT: Tobacco tax hike proposals ignore economic reality

Increasing the price of consumer goods in the name of "public health," especially when using vague pledges such as those now being pushed forward in North Dakota, to create spending programs that don't improve public health is not a proper use of taxpaye
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Oct 7, 2016 11:17
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EXTRAS ON EXCISE: NORTH DAKOTA TOBACCO USERS ARE FEELING THE HEAT FROM PROPOSED TAX HIKES

Measure 4 , if passed, would increase the tax on a package of 20 cigarettes from $0.44 to $2.20. It would also increase the excise tax assessed on other tobacco products...text of the initiative includes liquid nicotine in its definition of tobacco produc
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Sep 15, 2016 04:01
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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Big to Deceive Voters and Fight State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

the tobacco companies once again are protecting their profits at the expense of kids and lives. Voters across the country should reject the industry’s lies and support genuine efforts to protect children from tobacco addiction and save lives.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:45
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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Big to Deceive Voters and Fight State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

By fighting the California, Colorado and North Dakota initiatives – while bankrolling the counterproductive Missouri measure – the tobacco companies once again are protecting their profits at the expense of kids and lives. Voters across the country shoul
PR Newswire
added Sep 7, 2016 16:15
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[North Dakota] SWEANOR/WARNER: Their View: Measure 4 wrongly targets all tobacco products

By all means, North Dakota should have a much higher cigarette tax. But Measure 4's proposed increased tax on smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes sends the message that all tobacco and nicotine products are equally dangerous. This is not true and has the
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Sep 5, 2016 02:07
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