Proposition 29

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KCBS In Depth: Pros And Cons Of Prop 29

A look at both sides of Proposition 29, the initiative on the June ballot, which would increase the tax on cigarettes by $1 per pack if approved.

05/13/2012

Dr. LaDonna Porter (No on Proposition 29)

Gov. Brown Ousts Anti Prop. 29 Doctor From Advisory Panel

Gov. Jerry Brown has booted a doctor from a state advisory panel after she appeared in industry-funded television ads slamming a proposed tobacco tax to fund cancer research.

05/11/2012

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Tobacco Industry Raises Millions To Fight Proposition 29

If voters approve the tax measure Lance Armstrong is championing in the June primary, smokers in the nation’s most populous state will pay an extra $1 for each pack they buy, raising hundreds of millions of dollars.

05/08/2012

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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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