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California Cancer Research Act

A Vote to Save Lives

Lance Armstrong | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics
Lance Armstrong

The California Cancer Research Act -- known as Proposition 29 -- would raise the state tobacco tax by $1 to fund more than $500 million each year in lifesaving research on cancer and other tobacco-related diseases, help keep cigarettes out of the hands of children and save the state more than $5 billion in long-term health care costs related to tobacco use.

Group Funded By Philip Morris Protests Cigarette Tax Measure

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Christina Jewett | Posted 07.18.2011 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Christina Jewett Supporters of a proposed $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes argue lives and billions of...

Stand Up and Vote Yes to Save Lives

Laura Ziskin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Laura Ziskin

Voting yes on California Cancer Research Act is a vote for cures. It's a vote for a brighter and healthier future for generations to come, a vote for creating thousands of vital new jobs.

Breathe Easy, LA.

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

Clean air isn't just about caring for our environment; it's about tackling a root cause of many serious health issues such as cancer and asthma that are amplified by poor air quality.