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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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[California] Statewide ballot measures would increase taxes: Prop 56

Opposition to Prop 56 include the California Republican Party, the California Taxpayers Association and the Inland Empire Taxpayers Association. Opponents say the proposition would fund insurance companies and special interests more than it would fund tr
Temecula Valley (CA) News
added Oct 14, 2016 14:18

CDA spent $1M to support Calif. e-cigarette tax

California Dental Association (CDA) has spent more than $1 million to support a proposition that would expand California's tobacco tax to electronic cigarettes, according to the website Voters Edge. However, opponents of the measure have raised almost thr
added Oct 14, 2016 14:16
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[California] Tom Steyer, starring in TV ads for tobacco tax hike, invested in tobacco companies

Farallon Capital Management, the San Francisco-based hedge fund Steyer ran until late 2012, when he left to focus on boosting alternative energy, counted among its investments shares in UST, Inc, according to records mandated by the Securities and Exchang
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Oct 13, 2016 19:39

Essential Politics: Bloomberg supports raising tobacco tax in California, Alarcon is not campaigning for Congress

contributed $500,000 to the Proposition 56 campaign, an initiative to hike the tobacco tax by $2 a pack.
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 13, 2016 19:37
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[California] WEINBERG: Business Groups Back Prop 56

Twenty business groups, representing every single major metropolitan area of California, support Prop 56...promoting smoking cessation through a higher cigarette tax will have a positive impact on California’s economy, and Prop 56 will provide an even big
added Oct 13, 2016 19:34

WHO denies members failing to pay UN tobacco agency

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is fuming over an NGO report which claims that members do not pay their contributions to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the UN’s tobacco agency.
added Oct 13, 2016 16:16

[Australia] Quitters want nicotine e-cigs, says research

MORE than half of Tasmania’s smokers would cut down or quit smoking tobacco if nicotine-based e-cigarettes were made legal, research shows. An Australasian Association of Convenience Stores study looking at 400 Tasmanians smokers showed a third had tri
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:37

Plain Packaging in the UK: TCRG Research on Policy Opposition 2011-2013 Contents [hide]

Opposition organisations’ high prevalence of financial links with tobacco companies and accompanying low levels of transparency created a misleading impression of diverse and widespread opposition to plain packaging. This opposition posed a risk to plain (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 15:07

Plain Packaging in the UK: Tobacco Industry Funded Research, Expert Opinion and Public Relations

funded third party organisations which conducted anti-plain packaging campaigns on its behalf, built alliances with organisations that lobbied Government and mobilised public opposition, including and funding research, expert opinions and public relations (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Oct 12, 2016 15:04
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