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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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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group: Tobacco industry ‘CSR’ poses new challenge to implementation of tobacco control laws

“Now that laws prohibit unnecessary interaction between government and the tobacco industry, the latter has become more innovative. Tobacco manufacturers are using or hiding behind their front groups or CSR arms in their attempts to enter into transactio
Our Daily News
added Sep 28, 2016 16:26
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[Texas] Cigars For Warriors Assisting American Troops In Combat Zones [INTERVIEW]

Friday on The Chad Hasty Show, Storm Boen, co-founder of Cigars for Warriors joined Chad in the KFYO studio to talk about the fantastic Lubbock based organization.
KFYO News/Talk 790
added Sep 26, 2016 17:44
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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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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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[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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[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 tobacco tax: Prop. 56 faces uphill battle against lobbies

Supporters cried foul over the “cheats schools” claim, arguing that there would be no new money for anything if Proposition 56 fails. State Superintendent of Instruction Tom Torlakson called it “preposterous” and demanded TV stations stop broadcasting a
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Sep 17, 2016 15:16
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Philip Morris International Welcomes Broad Interest for PMI IMPACT; New Global Initiative to Fight Smuggling and Related Crimes Receives over 200 Project Proposals in First Funding Round

its new global funding initiative for third party projects dedicated to fighting smuggling and related crimes, has exceeded expectations with more than 200 expressions of interest submitted in the first funding round. PMI has pledged USD 100 million for t
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 15, 2016 22:11
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