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  • Campaign ad: No on cigarette tax commercial misleads

    Tobacco giants Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds have enlisted a Long Beach public school teacher to convince voters to reject a $2 cigarette tax increase on the November ballot. But The Bee finds that it's a stretch to say the initiative “cheats schools of $600 million a year.”

Tobacco giants Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds have enlisted a Long Beach public school teacher to convince voters to reject a $2 cigarette tax increase on the November ballot. But The Bee finds that it's a stretch to say the initiative “cheats schools of $600 million a year.” No on Prop 56
Tobacco giants Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds have enlisted a Long Beach public school teacher to convince voters to reject a $2 cigarette tax increase on the November ballot. But The Bee finds that it's a stretch to say the initiative “cheats schools of $600 million a year.” No on Prop 56
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Tobacco companies mislead voters in Prop. 56 ads on school funding

September 21, 2016 3:21 PM

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