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[Missouri] Raise Your Hand for Kids gets big legal victory, still on the ballot

Beetem’s ruling should allow the amendment to remain on the ballot through the November election, barring appeals by opponents. Beetem ruled that challenges to the substance of the amendment were not yet ripe. He also ruled against challenges to the certi
The Missouri Times (blog)
added Aug 25, 2016 03:47
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Industry watch: heat-not-burn tobacco products are about to reach their boiling point

marketed them as healthier than conventional cigarettes. These claims, refuted by researchers,1 failed to lure consumers. Each reincarnation of HNB was commercially unsuccessful, and most HNB products were discontinued shortly after their introduction. Un
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2016 17:17
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Judge rules tobacco tax hike belongs on Missouri ballot, but critics vow to appeal

signatures collected for a citizen petition to raise the tobacco tax in Missouri are valid, and that the measure belongs on the ballot in November. During a hearing last week, backers and opponents made their arguments regarding three lawsuits allege th
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 24, 2016 16:58
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[Florida] King & Spalding Facing Sanctions After Tobacco Case Mistrial

King & Spalding will have to argue against sanctions in a tobacco case after an Atlanta partner's conduct caused a Miami judge to declare a mistrial. Attorney W. Randall Bassett made "premeditated, willful and egregious" comments during a five-day product
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 23, 2016 23:43
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GLANTZ: Big Tobacco aims its guns to kill California tobacco tax

Because Proposition 56 is a bigger tax with more money for anti-tobacco education and research it will have a bigger effect on health, reducing medical costs and building the California economy … and cost Big Tobacco even more money.
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Aug 22, 2016 13:29
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[Missouri] Opponents and backers of tobacco tax hike make their case in court

A trial began Friday to determine whether or not a proposed tobacco tax hike should remain on the ballot in November... At issue is the process citizens have for bringing a constitutional change before voters. Proponents offer their petition, with a summ
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 20, 2016 02:18
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[Missouri] Circuit court ruling on cigarette tax initiative expected quickly

Opponents of what would appear on the ballot as “Constitutional Amendment 3” say signatures required to place the measure before voters should be disqualified because its language was changed after those signatures were gathered. One of their attorneys,
The Missourinet
added Aug 20, 2016 19:48
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Cleared of Liability at $3M+ Trial over Ex-Insurance Exec's Heart Disease

After more than six hours of deliberations, the six-member jury concluded 73-year-old William Wilkins, who smoked for 30 years, was not addicted to nicotine, a required element for membership in the so-called "Engle" class of Florida smokers suing the na
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 20, 2016 16:57
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[California] Statewide Television Ad: “Flowers” - FACT CHECK (PDF)

Actress: But only 13 percent of the new tobacco tax would actually help people quit or keep kids from even starting. Just 13 percent. / Only 13% to stop smoking. (SOURCE: Section 30130.55(b) of Prop. 56) Allocates 11% for Tobacco Control and 2% for Youth
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Oct 8, 2016 16:03
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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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