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[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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[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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[Vermont] LETTER: Big Tobacco and Chemical Companies are Funding Local Republican Candidates - Sheila Reed

I am writing to alert the citizens of Caledonia County to the outside interests...$1,000 from Altria Client Services of Richmond, Va., and $1,000 from RAI...Do the voters of Caledonia County want our members of the state Legislature beholden to big tobac
Caledonian-Record (St. Johnsbury, VT)
added Oct 14, 2016 18:19
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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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Four Ways Money Is A Key Factor In Colorado's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike

Here's four ways money is a key factor in Colorado's proposed tobacco tax hike: 1. Impact On Low Income Coloradans Opponents say the increased tax will hit groups who can’t afford it the hardest. Mike Krause, with the Denver-based, libertarian, free
CPR - Colorado Public Radio
added Oct 14, 2016 17:55
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[Missouri] Challengers to tobacco tax hike take fight out of courtroom and onto the airwaves

In the ad, entitled “Diner,” Joe Camel – former controversial mascot of the R.J. Reynolds Camel cigarette brand – walks into a diner, drops a cigarette on the ground, and stomps it out with his foot before sitting at the counter. Then, he lights another
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 14, 2016 17:54
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI Korea opens book cafe for elderly

implementing a project over the past few years to overhaul old community centers for the elderly in Seoul, drawing positive responses... "We will continue to do what we have been doing to make a difference for the elderly," a JTI spokeswoman said. "We wil
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2016 17:02
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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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