One measure on the November ballot that's getting a lot of attention is Prop 56. It calls for an extra $2.00 tax on every pack of cigarettes.
You've probably seen the ads for and against Prop 56. Both sides have been spending heavily on TV commercials. So much so, the spots are sometimes running back-to-back.
Joining us for the ‘Yes On Prop 56’ side, we have Robb Korinke.
For the ‘No On 56’ side, we have retired ATF Agent, Damon Alexander.
Here's a list of some of the donors to the ‘Yes On 56’ campaign, according to the fair political practices commission:
- The California hospitals committee on issues.
- Billionaire hedge fund investor Thomas Steyer.
- The California State Council of Service Employees.
- The California Medical Association.
The cigarette companies are backing the ‘No On 56’ campaign, donating more than 60-million dollars.
- Philip Morris.
- R.J. Reynolds.
- ITG Brands
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