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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

[California] SKELTON: Capitol Journal The tobacco industry's strategy to kill a new statewide cigarette tax: Blow a lot of smoke

what they’re spewing is so disingenuous and hypocritical it’s a joke. The cigarette makers are bellyaching about the “wealthy special interests” — doctors, dentists, hospitals, health insurers — who are trying to “tax grab” on the Nov. 8 ballot. What’s b
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 20, 2016 13:33

[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

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
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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

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

[Canada] Montreal police renew programs targeting contraband, money laundering

The Montreal police will renew two programs that give the department a financial incentive to crack down on contraband tobacco and alcohol and follow the money-laundering trail of criminal organizations in the city.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Oct 17, 2016 04:20

[UK] Standardised tobacco packaging: a health policy case study of corporate conflict expansion and adaptation

TTCs were directly responsible for 28% of total activities, predominantly direct lobbying, but also financially underwrote third party research, communication, mass recruitment and lobbying. Active organisations rarely reported any financial relationship
BMJ Open (uk)
added Oct 16, 2016 15:31
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