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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Big to Deceive Voters and Fight State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

the tobacco companies once again are protecting their profits at the expense of kids and lives. Voters across the country should reject the industry’s lies and support genuine efforts to protect children from tobacco addiction and save lives.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:45
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[Colorado] Denver to Vote on Smoking Weed in Bars and Restaurants

Denver voters will decide this November whether marijuana consumption should be allowed in bars and restaurants. Just days after the rejection of a competing measure proposed by the Denver chapter of NORML, elections officials announced last week that t
High Times
added Sep 7, 2016 17:46
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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Big to Deceive Voters and Fight State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

By fighting the California, Colorado and North Dakota initiatives – while bankrolling the counterproductive Missouri measure – the tobacco companies once again are protecting their profits at the expense of kids and lives. Voters across the country shoul
PR Newswire
added Sep 7, 2016 16:15
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Next step in Colorado marijuana legalization may be smoking in bars

An initiative that would allow businesses to obtain city permits to create designated areas for marijuana consumption will now be on the November ballot, it was announced Thursday. The Denver Election division said the Neighborhood-Supported Cannabis Con
WQAD-TV (Moline, IL)
added Sep 5, 2016 18:49
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[Colorado] PRAMENKO: We all pay to cover the cost of tobacco-related disease

here’s your chance to get a return on the extra $700 every Colorado household pays to cover the cost of tobacco related disease. Raise the tax on tobacco. Vote yes on Initiative 143.
Grand Junction (CO) Daily Sentinel
added Aug 31, 2016 13:43
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Colorado voters to decide on ballot measure that could triple cigarette tax

Voters will decide whether to implement a large bump in the state's tobacco tax after the Secretary of State's Office confirmed Monday that a group pushing for the tax hike likely turned in enough signature to take the issue to voters. The proposed amen
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Aug 24, 2016 13:39
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Colorado to decide whether to triple cigarette tax

An initiative certified Monday for the November ballot would raise the state tax from 84 cents to $2.59 per pack starting Jan. 1. That’s nearly a dollar more than the $1.63 national average, according to the state health department. The Campaign for a H
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 24, 2016 13:37
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Hefty hike in Colorado tobacco taxes qualifies for November ballot

A proposed constitutional amendment that would more than triple the taxes on a pack of cigarettes in Colorado will be on this year’s general election ballot, the Secretary of State’s Office said Monday. Ballot Initiative 143 has more than the necessary 9
Denver (CO) Post
added Aug 23, 2016 22:21
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[Colorado] Glenwood outdoor smoking ban fires up

It’s official: Smoking is no longer allowed outdoors during the better part of the day in downtown Glenwood Springs, as well as in parks, along public trails or near bus stops. The city’s new smoking ordinance went into effect Friday following a 10-day
Glenwood Springs (CO) Post Independent
added Aug 5, 2016 23:47
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LaFAIVE/NESBIT: Colorado smuggling to rocket with tobacco tax hike

Voters should think twice before adopting this tax increase. Research shows high excise taxes invite scofflaws to traffic in illicit cigarettes, encourage corruption among public officials and trigger violence against people, property and police.
CompleteColorado.com (blog)
added Aug 5, 2016 23:39
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