A recent tally of Prop 29 campaign spending shows Big Tobacco outspending the proponents of Prop 29 more than 4 to 1. They have money- lots of money, but one key thing that Big Tobacco does not have is an honest and trustworthy voice. They don’t have YOUR voice. If you are dedicated to the fight against cancer and you support proven smoking cessation methods then you can help overcome Big Tobacco’s lies and make The California Cancer Research Act a reality.
On Facebook? Do you have a Twitter account? Find yourself on Pinterest or Flickr? Share your support for Prop 29. Don’t live in California? I bet you have at least one relative or friend in the state. We’re all affected by cancer, so take a look at the following videos, articles and graphics and ask your friends and followers to vote “YES on Prop 29” June 5th. Here are a few interesting things for you to pass along on your social networks.
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From the Centers for Disease Control:
Increasing the price of cigarettes reduces the demand for cigarettes, thereby reducing youth smoking initiation and cigarette consumption and decreasing the prevalence of cigarette use in the United States overall, particularly among youths and young adults..
Mercury News editorial:
Vote yes on Prop. 29 to raise cigarette tax by $1…
Proposition 29: Cigarette tax curbs habit, aids research
The harm done by cigarettes is costly, and it is time for smokers to start carrying the burden of research into smoking-related diseases such as cancer and heart disease…
L.A. Times column: Prop 29 tobacco tax is a user fee
Let’s begin with the basics: Tobacco companies are inherently evil…
Paid for by Yes on 29 – Californians for a Cure, Sponsored by the American Cancer Society California Division, Inc., American Lung Association in California, American Heart Association and Cancer Research Doctors. Major funding by Yes on 29, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Inc. and American Cancer Society Inc. Ballot Committee and Lance Armstrong Foundation.