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June 2012 Primary Election
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Proposition 29 - Imposes Additional Tax on Cigarettes for Cancer Research. Failed

Initiative Statute

 

Official Summary:

What a Yes or No Vote Means

A YES vote on this measure means: State excise taxes on cigarettes would increase by $1 per pack to a total of $1.87 per pack. These additional revenues would be dedicated to fund cancer and tobacco-related disease research and tobacco prevention and cessation programs.

A NO vote on this measure means: State excise taxes on cigarettes would remain at the current level of 87 cents per pack and would continue to be used for existing purposes, including childhood development programs and various health and tobacco prevention and cessation programs.

Official Voter Guide page

This page features the Legislative Analyst's analysis, pro-con arguments and the full proposition text.

Campaign Web Sites and Contact Information

Who Signed the Ballot Arguments

Media Coverage

News articles and editorials are available from Maplight. excerpts from and links to news coverage of the propositions on the ballot.

Follow the Money

A list of top donors for and against this measure is avaialble from Maplight. Comprehensive disclosure data is avaialbe from the Secretary of State.

 

This page was first published on April 18, 2012 | Last updated on July 12, 2012
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