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VOTE NO ON PROP 56

Guest post by smokervoter in California about Proposition 56, which will slap a $2 tax on every packet of cigarettes: For various reasons the Medi-Cal indigent childrens’ healthcare program expanded precipitously in 2014. This left a $1.1 billion dollar budget … Continue reading

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Vote NO On 56

It’s been nearly four and a half years since I got involved in (successfully) campaigning against California’s Proposition 29, which was a scheme to slap a $1 tax on every cigarette pack sold in California. But the bastards never give … Continue reading

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One of Us

I was thinking today how much had changed over the past 5 years since the UK smoking ban came into force. Back then I wasn’t in contact with any other smokers, and while I’d heard of F2c, it took me … Continue reading

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Tell Us Where The Jews Live

That was the thought that a comment by Tom in California prompted this evening: Are you, by chance, aware of a new state law in California, that applies statewide, that states that a landlord renting to a tenant is now … Continue reading

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Post-Normal Prop 29

Pretty much everybody else seems to have conceded on Prop 29, but not Stan. I just got a call from AP saying that they are calling the race for Big Tobacco. I was a little surprised that they did this … Continue reading

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Voting No on Prop 29

The long slow count of mail-in votes on Proposition 29 (to add $1 tax to a packet of cigarettes) in California seems to be approaching its end, and it’s getting quite nail-biting. Currently, with about 5 million votes counted, the … Continue reading

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TobaccoTactics and 29

Firstly a few bits and pieces on California Proposition 29. I dug out a YouTube from 26 May where Stanton Glantz was answering a few questions about it. Back then (and it’s only a couple of weeks ago), according to … Continue reading

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