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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 bal... 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 reside... read more

Raise Missouri's Cigarette Tax? Voters To Decide On Proposition B

A measure on tomorrow’s ballot – Proposition B – is aiming to change that. While previous efforts to raise Missouri’s cigarette tax have ... the big tobacco companies, and say, you know what, we’re do... read more

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Federal budget 2016: health experts react

A series of 12.5% increases in tobacco tax over the next four years is estimated to generate ... our politicians currently fear Big Food and Big Alcohol lobbies more than they fear the little voters. ... read more


The Dagger's Preseason Top 25 with best-case and worst-case scenarios

The season ends in Indianapolis one win shy of a championship, but that's still more than good enough to secure Tobacco Road ... Having already beat Kansas on the recruiting trail last spring in the r... read more

In Defense of Food: Transcript

Michael Pollan: On days when the Hadza kill a big animal ... with tobacco. Michael Pollan: And in 2014, people in Berkeley, California did just that, passing the first soda tax in the nation’s history ... read more

The Coming Race War in America

Our prisons bulge with record numbers of young Americans, mostly the fruit flies of the drug trade, while the big bumblebees of the crime ... piling up arms for what they say is a coming race war in A... read more

Industry groups spending millions to defeat Montana ballot measures

One tobacco giant in particular, Altria, is spending millions of dollars to flood the state's airwaves with ads to defeat the initiative after successfully lobbying against a similar measure killed .. ... read more

Forde-Yard Dash: Gauging hate, intrigue and more for this year's Rivalry Weekend

Wildcats are trying to remain in contention for the Big 12 title. They’ll need a loss from TCU and to beat Baylor head-to-head ... from the early 1900s through 1962, spending most of that time in the ... read more

The Buffalo Harvest

Wherever she went, the others, including the big bulls ... will have a total kill for years 1872, 1873, and 1874 of 4,373,730 animals; in three years' time. No one can say how many were killed during ... read more



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