Proposition 56 increases the state excise tax by per pack of 20 cigarettes, with equivalent raises on e-cigarettes and other tobacco products. 56, a ballot initiative that would increase the cigarette tax to per pack, bought the web domain Yeson Prop56.org, which redirects users to the "No" website. 56 opposition of cyberfraud [VIDEO] KCRA Sacramento - August 22, 2016 Supporters of Prop.
56, the November ballot measure that would hike the price of cigarettes by a pack, are accusing their opponents of breaking the law and intentionally confusing voters.
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There are 116 municipalities that enacted local laws that do not contain the same loopholes as the state law and qualify as 100% smokefree for non-hospitality workplaces.Likewise, numerous municipalities have adopted laws that expand smokefree protections to outdoor public places, including patio dining areas, parks, and beaches, shopping districts, and service lines; and two dozen California municipalities now require all multi-unit housing to be 100% smokefree.Learn more about smokefree multi-unit housing, and how you help increase the availability of smokefree housing in your area.The industry began it's opposition in the summer: "On July 12, 2016, Philip Morris and RJ Reynolds finally appeared when they coughed up million to create 'No on 56 - Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab ' And on August 5, they put in another million, bringing their total so far to fight Proposition 56 to million." One tobacco industry ad claims that Prop 56 "cheats schools out of at least 0 million a year." That is a lie.In fact, Prop 56 will generate million for school-based tobacco prevention programs. California's new tobacco control laws are now in effect In 2016, California achieved the tremendous accomplishment of strengthening its smokefree air law by closing many workplace loopholes.