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CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 29
Forget Wisconsin: Why California's Cigarette Tax Is The Big Money Story This Week
Web Editor, United Republic
A California ballot measure to raise taxes on cigarettes by a dollar per pack failed Tuesday. 50.8 percent of voters opposed the initiative compared to 49.2 percent who favored the tax, which would raise money for cancer research and anti-smoking projects for kids.
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Taxing Tobacco: Clearing Some Smoke, or, Vote Yes on California Proposition 29
Health care ethicist, epidemiologist, and environmentalist
From a public (and private) health point of view, as well as economically, Proposition 29 should be a slam dunk.
Governor Removes Controversial Doctor From Anti-Cigarette Tax Ads
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