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Big Tobacco spending big money on Missouri cigarette tax increase question

Both tax increase measures have been opposed by groups including the American Cancer Society and the American Heart Association, which say neither increase is big enough ... increasing Missouri’s ... read more

This State Wanted To Expand Healthcare For The Poor. Big Tobacco Helped To Kill That Idea.

Supporters thought that strategy would boost their effort with voters, but it attracted Big Tobacco into ... $19 million to defeat the measure, finance reports filed with the state show. Proponents, ... read more

Big Tobacco Spends Big To Block A Tax And Medicaid Expansion In Montana

The measure ... it with a tobacco tax. Amanda Cahill works for the American Heart Association and is spokesperson for Healthy Montana, the coalition backing the measure, which will be on Tuesday's ... read more

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Gazette opinion: Outsiders spend big on Montana elections

The measure ... $17 million to defeat I-185. Big Tobacco succeeded in misleading voters through a campaign committee called Montanans Against Tax Hikes. To be accurate, the committee should have been ... read more


Montana view: Outsiders spend big in Montana elections

The measure ... $17 million to defeat I-185. Big Tobacco succeeded in misleading voters through a campaign committee called Montanans Against Tax Hikes. To be accurate, the committee should have been ... read more

1 Medicaid Expansion Defeat Offers Lessons for Other States

Supporters thought that strategy would boost their effort with voters, but it attracted Big Tobacco into ... $19 million to defeat the measure, finance reports filed with the state show. Proponents, ... read more

Big Tobacco's Endgame

Maybe you'd beat your ... signs for Big Tobacco abounded long before the Senate Commerce Committee finished its business. When President Clinton's budget proposal was released in February, it was ... read more

Connelly: Big night for Big Oil -- Energy industry turns back state initiatives

The money here gone to beat back a first-in-the-nation carbon fee on emissions by the state's major polluters in Washington. The big spending in Colorado was ... million to fight and defeat Prop. 127. ... read more

Tobacco companies will not fight cigarette tax increase

Big Tobacco, which spent millions of dollars to defeat the last proposal six ... "Why are we encouraging smoking with such a low tobacco tax when the result is over $530 million a year in ... read more

Voters prioritize policies to prevent, treat cardiovascular disease

“In Montana, the tobacco industry waged a misleading, $17.5 million campaign – spending more than $17 per resident – to defeat a tobacco tax increase that would have enabled an estimated 90,000 ... read more

Tobacco Company Cash Crushes Tax Increases

In that state, tax backers did not spend as much money as opponents, although they spent enough to compete. Opponents ponied up at least $93 million to defeat the measures ... tobacco companies ... read more



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