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[Montana, South Dakota] Big Tobacco Puts Profits Before Kids in Defeating Ballot Initiatives to Raise Cigarette Taxes

by spending nearly $24 million to defeat ballot initiatives to raise cigarette taxes in Montana and South Dakota. That’s an obscene amount in two states with a combined population of less than two million people. Altria and Reynolds like to claim that th
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:33
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[Montana, South Dakota] Results of 2018 State and Local Tax Ballot Initiatives November 6, 2018

Montana Initiative 185 increases cigarette taxes by $2 a pack to cover Medicaid expansion and generate additional general fund revenue. 45.7% 54.3%/ South Dakota Initiated Measure 25 increases the cigarette tax from $1 to $2.53 per pack and raises the
Tax Foundation
added Nov 9, 2018 02:38
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[Montana, South Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Obscene Amounts Fighting State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Cigarette Taxes

The big tobacco companies talk a good game about wanting to reduce cigarette smoking, using slogans like “transforming tobacco” and “smoke-free future.” But they continue to do everything they can, and to spend obscene amounts of money, to make sure that
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2018 21:06
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[Montana, South Dakota] STROUD: Voter Warning: Regressive Tobacco Taxes Do More Harm Than Good

This year, voters in two states—Montana and South Dakota—will determine whether additional revenue should be collected from cigarette sales to fund programs other than cessation. This revenue would be generated from tobacco taxes, which are often market
Town Hall
added Nov 1, 2018 15:16
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[Montana, South Dakota] Two States Face Big Tobacco Tax Increases

On Nov. 6, Election Day, a question will appear on the Montana and South Dakota ballots asking voters to vote in favor of or against large cigarette and tobacco tax increases. Retailers with stores in either state should join the effort to defeat these ta
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:23
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[South Dakota] Concerns grow as more kids caught vaping in S.D. schools

School districts from Sioux Falls to Spearfish are grappling with an increase in students who are “vaping” on campus. Students – some as young as middle schoolers – inhale from hand-held devices that heat liquid gels into an aerosol containing nicotine
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added May 4, 2018 15:51
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Parents, school officials concerned about growth in vaping by South Dakota

School districts from Sioux Falls to Spearfish are grappling with an increase in students who are "vaping" on campus. Students - some as young as middle schoolers - inhale from hand-held devices that heat liquid gels into an aerosol containing nicotine
Hawarden (IA) Independent / Ireton Examiner
added Apr 21, 2018 20:44
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[South Dakota] Parents, officials concerned about vaping by S.D. students

School districts from Sioux Falls to Spearfish are grappling with an increase in students who are "vaping" on campus. Students - some as young as middle schoolers - inhale from hand-held devices that heat liquid gels into an aerosol containing nicotine a
KELO 1320 AM / 107.9 FM (Sioux Falls, SD)
added Apr 18, 2018 13:36
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[South Dakota] Concerns grow as more kids are caught vaping in S.D. schools

Students – some as young as middle schoolers – inhale from hand-held devices that heat liquid gels into an aerosol containing nicotine and flavored compounds. Generically known as e-cigarettes, the vaping pens and similar devices are legal for adults, s
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Apr 17, 2018 19:16
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[South Dakota] Jackley: State Gets $27M Tobacco Settlement, Sues Drugmakers

Jackley's office said the agreement settles a long dispute over enforcement of a 1998 settlement that requires tobacco companies to compensate 46 states, including South Dakota, for public health costs from smoking-related illnesses. The companies had ar
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 14, 2018 23:06
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