Prop. 29: Cigarette Tax

Imposes additional tax on cigarettes for cancer research.
Outcome: Failed

Funding

Yes

RankContributor nameTotal
1AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY$8,630,653
2LANCE ARMSTRONG FOUNDATION$1,500,000
3HOPE 2012 (cash on hand as of 1/1/2009)$605,265
4AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION$570,952
5MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG$500,000
6AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION$424,986
7VOTERS ORGANIZED FOR COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT - VOICE$152,188
8TOBACCO-FREE KIDS ACTION FUND$65,000
9UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO FOUNDATION$50,000
10IRWIN MARK JACOBS$30,000
66.7%
11.6%
4.7%
4.4%
3.9%
3.3%
1.2%
0.5%
0.4%
0.2%
$12.9 million raised in total

No

59.2%
23.4%
6.5%
3.7%
2.4%
2.4%
1.6%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
$47.8 million raised in total
RankContributor nameTotal
1PHILIP MORRIS (ALTRIA)$28,307,295
2R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY (REYNOLDS AMERICAN INC.)$11,169,995
3U.S. SMOKELESS TOBACCO (ALTRIA)$3,124,988
4AMERICAN SNUFF COMPANY (REYNOLDS AMERICAN INC.)$1,750,000
5SANTA FE NATURAL TOBACCO COMPANY (REYNOLDS AMERICAN INC.)$1,148,000
6CALIFORNIA REPUBLICAN PARTY$1,140,909
7JOHN MIDDLETON CO. (ALTRIA)$757,856
8CORE-MARK$80,657
9MCLANE COMPANY, INC.$51,170
10CALIFORNIANS AGAINST UNACCOUNTABLE TAXES$47,744
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