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California Playbook: BIG TOBACCO’S $10M push to stop tobacco tax

-- Tobacco companies throwing nearly $10 million into final push to kill Prop. 52 Tobacco Tax over the weekend, state records show, h/t Meridian Pacific ballot tracker:
Politico
added Oct 11, 2016 01:51
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[California] 2016 CA BALLOT INITIATIVE LATE CONTRIBUTIONS TRACKER (PDF)

Politico
added Oct 11, 2016 01:47
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[Oklahoma] VIDEO: Are E-Cigarettes Healthier? Depends On Who's Funding The Research

Even though the study was peer-reviewed, some are saying people should take the findings with a grain of salt given who funded the research: A tobacco company that's recently started selling e-cigarettes. For tobacco brands, it makes sense to get into
KJRH-TV CBS Channel 2 (Tulsa, OK)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:27
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[Kentucky] WATERS: Don’t be conned by the fool’s gold of cigarette tax hikes

The new wrinkle in anti-smoking crusaders’ annual demand to raise Kentucky’s cigarette tax is that hiking taxes to fund the Medicaid expansion is somehow a better approach than moving able-bodied adults from government dependency to the fulfillment offer
Richmond (KY) Register
added Oct 10, 2016 03:13
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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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[Nevada] Simon Keith golf outing offers llamas, cigars, great cause

Simon Keith Foundation golf tournament Friday at Siena Golf Course...Keith, a former UNLV soccer star and one of the world’s longest surviving heart transplant recipients, having fun and playing golf and smoking cigars
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Oct 10, 2016 16:43
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[UK] Northwick Park doctor opposes council's proposal to cut stop smoking services

A doctor at Northwick Park Hospital has started a petition to reverse Harrow Council’s proposal to cut stop smoking services in the borough. As part of Harrow Council’s public consultation on the budget for the 2017-18 financial year, plans have been pu
Ealing Times (uk)
added Oct 10, 2016 14:25
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[Afghanistan, Iraq] Blowing Bureaucratic Smoke / An FDA rule threatens to stop donations of cigars to U.S. troops. ($$)

The FDA’s bureaucrats are happy to have U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines dodge bullets overseas but they’re horrified they might relax by lighting up a stogie. Maybe we should send Mr. Califf and his colleagues who wrote this rule to Helmand pr
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 8, 2016 19:50
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SCHOW: The FDA is coming for your premium cigars

"These new FDA rules are more than a nuisance," Bufkin wrote. "They are potentially fatal to the premium cigar industry as we know it, and to the culture of handmade cigar-smoking so many of us now enjoy. Almost inevitably, manufacturers will massively c
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 8, 2016 19:45
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[California] MOORE: Prop. 56 is another tax hike for special interests

Taxes will go up, but a smaller share of state revenue will go to schools. Brilliant. And in direct defiance of California voters’ desire that increases in state revenues include a significant share going to schools.
Bakersfield (CA) Californian
added Oct 7, 2016 00:44
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