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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco farmers seek gov’t support; crop diversification pushed

Tobacco farmers and cooperatives are seeking a range of government assistance, including financing, to help them become competitive under the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) integration scheme. Mario Cabasal, president of the National Federation of Tobacc
Northbound Philippines News Online (ph)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36
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[California] VIDEO: Tobacco companies mislead voters in Prop. 56 ads on school funding

have enlisted the help of a Long Beach public school teacher to persuade voters to reject a $2 cigarette tax increase .... Similar to an earlier ad funded by the tobacco companies, the new commercial contains inaccurate claims about school funding and omi
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 22, 2016 16:20
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Would California's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike Reduce Smoking? Just Ask New Yorkers

Each time New York increased its tobacco tax — now at $4.35 a pack — calls to the state’s Quitline spiked.... Either way, White says, a tax is most effective when paired with support from a cessation program. And this is where opponents have been diggin
KCBX Public Radio, FM 90 (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Sep 22, 2016 15:41
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[California] Propositions on the November 8, 2016 Ballot - Proposition 56

Increased net state revenue of $1 billion to $1.4 billion in 2017-18, with potentially lower annual revenues over time. These funds would be allocated to a variety of specific purposes, with most of the monies used to augment spending on health care for
Legislative Analyst's Office (CA)
added Sep 21, 2016 21:23
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[California] Tobacco Companies’ Deceptive New Ads Have Old, Disproven Claims

The ads’ entire central premise about education funding has been repeatedly, independently debunked by the Sacramento Bee, Politifact, budget experts and children’s advocacy groups, dozens of education leaders and California Superintendent of Public Inst
Yes on 56.org
added Sep 21, 2016 21:15
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[California] Napa gives Ole Health $1 million for new medical center

Supervisors discussed where to find the money amid the county budget. They quickly settled on the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement... Supervisors will decide at another time how much money to take from Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement savings and h
Napa Valley (CA) Register
added Sep 21, 2016 15:13
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[California] JOFFE: Consequences from Smoking, Sure; But Consequences from Tobacco Tax, Too

In the case of Proposition 56, the failure to allocate any new revenue to the General Fund will ultimately result in deficits that we and our children will have to address. A better alternative would have been a smaller excise tax that would trigger less
Fox&Hounds
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33
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Reason Foundation

David H. Koch...is listed as a Trustee of the Reason Foundation. Julian Morris, past Executive Director of the International Policy Network (UK), and a prominent climate change skeptic... The Reason Foundation has received funding from tobacco companies i
DeSmogBlog.com (ca)
added Sep 20, 2016 14:42
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[UK] Whatever happened to MotoGP’s fag money?

Any fag-funded racers who didn’t like smoking? Plenty – racers are athletes who have to be seriously fit and strong, so most have an inbuilt hatred of smoking. John Kocinski, who raced for Marlboro Yamaha and Lucky Strike Suzuki, was very anti-smoking.
Motorcycle News (uk)
added Sep 19, 2016 15:21
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EDITORIAL: Like other states, Kentucky should look to hospitals, tobacco tax to fund Medicaid expansion

Indiana is financing its Medicaid expansion through hospital and cigarette taxes. Bevin modeled his cutbacks on Indiana’s program but his plan oddly makes no mention of revenue... Raising Kentucky’s cigarette tax to $1 a pack, along with similar increase
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Sep 18, 2016 23:33
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