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[Missouri] CAMPAIGN 2016: Rival tobacco tax initiatives to appear on same ballot

Constitutional Amendment 3 and Proposition A both would raise the state's cigarette tax, currently the lowest in the country. Ironically, both campaigns have been backed in part by tobacco companies. Amendment 3 proponents, the group Raise Your Hand for
KRCG-TV 13 (Jefferson City, MO)
added Oct 20, 2016 13:48

[Colorado] Tobacco tax hike dollars would go to health programs

The question also would increase the tax on other tobacco products, such as cigars and chewing tobacco, by 22 percent to 62 percent. In addition to directing funds to “health-related programs and tobacco education, prevention and cessation programs,” th
Durango (CO) Herald
added Oct 19, 2016 20:56
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[Pennsylvania] Infrequently Asked Questions: Is secondhand smoke bad for my pet?

difficult to find sources for the type of funding that would be needed for a very large study. We certainly do it, but it is certainly more challenging. Particularly, it’s a little easier for dogs because there has been a lot more evidence to show that a
added Oct 19, 2016 15:58

Big tobacco money dominates home stretch for Colorado ballot initiatives

Another infusion of money from big tobacco dominated the campaign finance reports filed this week for Colorado’s statewide ballot initiatives, as opponents to a proposed tax increase on cigarettes and other tobacco products pumped $6.2 million more into
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 19, 2016 16:45

Lung Cancer Research Foundation Announces 2016 Scientific Grant Program Awards

announced the awardees of its 2016 Scientific Grant Program at the Eleventh Annual Lung Cancer Awareness Luncheon...In another record-breaking year, LCRF awarded $2.2 million in research grants to 15 researchers as part of the LCRF Scientific Grant Progra
PR Newswire
added Oct 18, 2016 19:02

[California] Everything you need to know about Prop. 56 which aims to tax vapers

California’s legislative analyst and the state’s finance director say Proposition 56 could raise $1 billion to $1.4 billion in state revenue by the 2017-2018 year, with potentially lower annual revenues over time. The measure calls for that money to go
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 17, 2016 19:00
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Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 17, 2016 15:03

[California] EDITORIAL: Yes on Prop. 56: raising the tobacco tax a healthy idea

Giving a significantly higher percentage of revenue to anti-smoking programs would have been preferable. But especially because the higher price is likely to deter smoking — and to deter young people from starting smoking — we offer our strong support. Y
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Oct 14, 2016 20:02

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Nationwide smoke-free policy won't affect sin tax revenues: DOH

(DOH) said Tuesday it is confident that sin tax revenues will not be reduced by the imminent implementation of the nationwide smoke-free policy. “Based on similar implementations in other countries, there have been no adverse effects in the sin tax reve
Balita (ph)
added Oct 14, 2016 19:35
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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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