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California Prop 29 Tobacco Tax Narrowly Loses In Final Vote Tally

A closely-watched effort to impose a new tax on tobacco to pay for cancer research in the nation’s most populous state has failed by six tenths of a percentage point.

06/22/2012

A shop owner sells a pack of cigarettes to a customer in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Prop. 29 Tobacco Tax Too Close To Call; Absentee Ballots Untallied

As of Wednesday morning, Proposition 29 was apparently headed to defeat by just over 1 percent, or about 64,000 votes, out of more than 3.8 million votes counted. But there’s an unknown number of ballots left to be tallied.

06/06/2012

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CBS 5 Poll: Prop. 29 Tobacco Tax Way Too Close To Call

With five days remaining until the deadline for voting, Proposition 29 may pass narrowly or may not pass, according to a new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll released Thursday.

05/31/2012

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Phil Matier: Study Finds Tobacco Tax Money Not Going To Prevention Measures

KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at exactly where money is being spent from California’s tobacco tax.

05/29/2012

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Supporters Of California Cigarette Tax Measure Lash Out At Big Tobacco

They call the No on 29 ad campaign a way to confuse voters.

05/06/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Californians Cooling To Governor Brown’s Tax Initiative

Even though most Californians think the budget remains a big problem, just a slim majority of likely voters say they support Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed tax initiative for the November ballot, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Public Policy Institute of California.

03/08/2012

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Phil Matier: California May Lift Limits On Local Tax Increases

A bill making its way through the state Senate would let counties and school districts put local tax measures up for a popular vote.

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