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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

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Prop. 29 Tobacco Tax Still Too Close To Call, Results May Take Weeks

Two weeks after California voters went to the polls, the fate of a ballot measure that would impose a new tax on cigarettes remains uncertain.

06/19/2012

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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Early Returns Show California Voters Divided On Tobacco Tax

Early election returns show Californians divided on whether to slap an additional $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products to fund cancer research.

06/05/2012

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

Californians Weigh Proposition 29 $1 Per Pack Tobacco Tax

California voters were deciding Tuesday whether to approve a tobacco tax that pits Lance Armstrong against major cigarette makers in a multimillion-dollar fight.

06/05/2012

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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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Poll Shows California Voters Support Tobacco Tax, Term Limits Measures

California voters appear ready to approve two statewide initiatives on the June 5 ballot, Proposition 28 to shorten legislator term limits and Proposition 29 to increase cigarette taxes, according to a new poll.

05/31/2012

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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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