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[North Dakota] EDITORIAL: OUR OPINION: '400 percent tax hike' needs to specify, 'tobacco'

Here's the bottom line: Calling the measure a "400 percent tax increase" is truthful but misleading. The measure is proposing a 400 percent tobacco tax increase—and opponents should make that clear from the start.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Oct 14, 2016 19:34
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[California] Is The Tobacco Business Now the General Fund's Only Friend?

So it argues, with big money and ads, that these initiatives, instead of throwing money into the general fund, wall off the revenues they create for the health interests behind the initiative. The essence of this argument is undeniably true. Though this i
Fox&Hounds
added Oct 14, 2016 19:32
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22nd Century Group Announces Above-Market Offering for $11.4 Million

the Company entered into an agreement, dated October 14, 2016, with one existing institutional investor and one new institutional investor to receive approximately $11.4 million in gross proceeds in a registered direct offering through the sale of common
Business Wire
added Oct 14, 2016 16:27
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[California] Statewide ballot measures would increase taxes: Prop 56

Opposition to Prop 56 include the California Republican Party, the California Taxpayers Association and the Inland Empire Taxpayers Association. Opponents say the proposition would fund insurance companies and special interests more than it would fund tr
Temecula Valley (CA) News
added Oct 14, 2016 14:18
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CDA spent $1M to support Calif. e-cigarette tax

California Dental Association (CDA) has spent more than $1 million to support a proposition that would expand California's tobacco tax to electronic cigarettes, according to the website Voters Edge. However, opponents of the measure have raised almost thr
DrBicuspid.com
added Oct 14, 2016 14:16
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[Colorado] No campaign a no show for cigarette tax debate

No Blank Checks in the Constitution, the campaign opposing Amendment 72, decided not to participate....no campaign has raised about $5 million to keep the amendment from passing. But all that money comes from a single source, Altria Client Services LLC
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Oct 14, 2016 18:15
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Saudi sculptures, Cuban cigars among foreign gifts to Obama

Cuban cigars were given to Obama by the government in Havana in December 2015, shortly before the first anniversary of his announcement that ties between the former Cold War foes would be normalized. They were valued at $4,100 and handed to the Secret Ser
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 14, 2016 18:02
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[California] Tom Steyer, starring in TV ads for tobacco tax hike, invested in tobacco companies

Farallon Capital Management, the San Francisco-based hedge fund Steyer ran until late 2012, when he left to focus on boosting alternative energy, counted among its investments shares in UST, Inc, according to records mandated by the Securities and Exchang
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Oct 13, 2016 19:39
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Essential Politics: Bloomberg supports raising tobacco tax in California, Alarcon is not campaigning for Congress

contributed $500,000 to the Proposition 56 campaign, an initiative to hike the tobacco tax by $2 a pack.
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 13, 2016 19:37
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[California] WEINBERG: Business Groups Back Prop 56

Twenty business groups, representing every single major metropolitan area of California, support Prop 56...promoting smoking cessation through a higher cigarette tax will have a positive impact on California’s economy, and Prop 56 will provide an even big
Fox&Hounds
added Oct 13, 2016 19:34
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