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Reason Foundation

David H. Koch...is listed as a Trustee of the Reason Foundation. Julian Morris, past Executive Director of the International Policy Network (UK), and a prominent climate change skeptic... The Reason Foundation has received funding from tobacco companies i
DeSmogBlog
added Sep 20, 2016 14:42
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[UK] Whatever happened to MotoGP’s fag money?

Any fag-funded racers who didn’t like smoking? Plenty – racers are athletes who have to be seriously fit and strong, so most have an inbuilt hatred of smoking. John Kocinski, who raced for Marlboro Yamaha and Lucky Strike Suzuki, was very anti-smoking.
Motorcycle News (uk)
added Sep 19, 2016 15:21
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EDITORIAL: Like other states, Kentucky should look to hospitals, tobacco tax to fund Medicaid expansion

Indiana is financing its Medicaid expansion through hospital and cigarette taxes. Bevin modeled his cutbacks on Indiana’s program but his plan oddly makes no mention of revenue... Raising Kentucky’s cigarette tax to $1 a pack, along with similar increase
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Sep 18, 2016 23:33
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California tobacco tax: Prop. 56 faces uphill battle against lobbies

Supporters cried foul over the “cheats schools” claim, arguing that there would be no new money for anything if Proposition 56 fails. State Superintendent of Instruction Tom Torlakson called it “preposterous” and demanded TV stations stop broadcasting a
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Sep 17, 2016 15:16
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Philip Morris International Welcomes Broad Interest for PMI IMPACT; New Global Initiative to Fight Smuggling and Related Crimes Receives over 200 Project Proposals in First Funding Round

its new global funding initiative for third party projects dedicated to fighting smuggling and related crimes, has exceeded expectations with more than 200 expressions of interest submitted in the first funding round. PMI has pledged USD 100 million for t
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Sep 15, 2016 22:11
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[California] Proposition 56 - Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.

In Support of this measure: Total amount of reported contributions to this measure: $17,638,437* / In Opposition to this measure: Total amount of reported contributions to this measure: $55,935,860*
California Secretary of State
added Sep 15, 2016 16:27
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More Than 60,000 Louisiana Residents Now Registered for the Free Smoking Cessation Trust Program

The Smoking Cessation Trust (SCT) recently crossed another major milestone by exceeding 60,000 applicants (60,288, as of Sept. 7), who have made the commitment to do one of the hardest things they will probably ever do in their lives—quit smoking. Accord
The Creole
added Sep 14, 2016 18:08
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Newport’s ‘Pleasure Lounge’ Aims to Ignite Cigarettes Sales

“If you’re a smoker, it’s a smart way to turn you onto the brand because it’s fun and entertaining and you get cheap cigarettes,” said Ms. Hauri, a regular Newport smoker. The Newport Pleasure Lounge has helped turbocharge the brand. Newport’s rate of m
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 14, 2016 14:27
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Tobacco Use Costs Indiana Billions. How Can The State Bring Those Costs Down?

Paul Halverson, dean of the school of public health and lead author of the report, spoke with Side Effects about why the costs are so high and what can be done to reduce them.
WBAA (West Lafayette, IN)
added Sep 14, 2016 01:52
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[Florida] FDA ban on sending tobacco blocks cigars for troops

Mark Van Trees of "Support the Troops" in Wesley Chapel gets pictures from units thankful for his shipments of goodies, which include cookies, chips, coffee, and cigars. "They are great. It's a wonderful smell," he said. "It is a reminder of home. I'm h
WTVT Fox13 (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Sep 14, 2016 01:51
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