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Your health is on the ballot in the midterm election

In Michigan and North Dakota, they will consider whether recreational use should be ... get coverage if elections go Democrats way in those states. In Montana, the ballot question could end the Medica... read more

Montana voters reject paying for Medicaid expansion with tobacco tax

Besides Medicaid expansion, the money would have gone toward other health and veterans programs and into the state's general fund. Montana's tobacco ... The industry-led campaign to defeat the measure ... read more

Big Tobacco throws another $3.5 million in against Montana tobacco tax increase

The biggest backer of Healthy Montana, the group supporting I-185, has contributed $3.5 million this election ... from becoming tobacco users and keep nearly 100,000 Montanans covered by Medicaid expa... read more

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Guest view: Don't let health care go up in smoke

You might remember them as the tobacco industry that paid certain ... keep Montanans from taxing tobacco to continue health care for 100,000 Montanans currently covered under the Montana HELP Act Medi... read more


Your health is on the ballot in the midterm election

In Michigan and North Dakota, they will consider whether recreational use should ... Medicaid. Montana's I-185 would also raise taxes on tobacco products to help fund the expansion and other health ca... read more

Industry groups spending millions fighting Montana measures

(AP) — Industry-funded opponents of Montana ... is less than half of the tobacco companies' spending, according to filings. Revenue from the tobacco tax would continue the state's Medicaid expansion p... read more

Industry groups spending millions to defeat Montana ballot measures

Industry-funded opponents of Montana ... which is less than half of the tobacco companies' spending, according to filings. Revenue from the tobacco tax would continue the state's Medicaid expansion pr... read more



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