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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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[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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[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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[Florida] Interview: Rep. Posey declares war on red tape, even in space

The last time they came out with new regulations for cigars, they closed every cigar factory in Florida but one. This one will probably close them. It puts expensive testing on future products in order for them to get them approved. It's over regulation
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Oct 8, 2016 19:48
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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] VIDEO: NO ON 56 LAUNCHES FIRST TELEVISION ADVERTISEMENTS

Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab today announced launching a 30-second television ad, which informs voters that just 13 percent of the new tax revenue generated by Prop. 56 would go to help people stop smoking or keep kids from ever starting. The majori
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Oct 8, 2016 15:49
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Update on Performance in Tobacco Control: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Impact of Tobacco Control Policy and the US Adult Smoking Rate, 2011-2013

strongest influence on adult smoking include the state excise tax and state smoke-free air regulations. The lack of robust funding for tobacco cessation services across the majority of US states highlights an important shortfall in current tobacco control
Journal of Public Health Management & Practice
added Oct 7, 2016 17:30
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[California] HILTZIK: The deceptive campaign against Prop. 56 comes from the tobacco industry's old playbook

Supporters of Proposition 56 are hoping that a groundswell of skepticism about the industry, aided by a strong tide of pro-initiative commentary in the press, will put this version over the top. But initiative campaigns seldom lend themselves to nuanced
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 7, 2016 16:43
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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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[California] HARKEY: Special interests would be winners with Prop. 56

The special interests who spent millions to get the initiative on the ballot want us to think it’s all about helping people stop smoking, but the fact is the vast majority of the money from the new tax will go straight into the coffers of those special in
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Oct 7, 2016 00:42
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