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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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[Colorado] Pot Smoking Club Under Scrutiny

a group from Minnesota was paying the $10 monthly membership and a $4.20 daily fee to join those already puffing away. ... Although the owner prefers to call it a pipe and tobacco store allowed for smoking under the Indoor Clean Air Act, it’s clearly a m
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Aug 5, 2016 18:04
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Accidental Pot Exposure: How Much Risk to Colo. Kids?

A study appearing in JAMA Pediatrics now puts forward some evidence that unintentional THC exposures are on the rise. In this 150-second analysis, MedPage Today clinical reviewer F. Perry Wilson takes a look at the data.
MedPage Today
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59
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[Colorado] Ordinance will allow outdoor smoking after 10 p.m.

It will be OK to light up and smoke a cigarette on downtown Glenwood Springs sidewalks after 10 p.m., under a new ordinance adopted by City Council Thursday. The ordinance prohibiting smoking in several public places around town passed on a 5-1 vote afte
Glenwood Springs (CO) Post Independent
added Jul 22, 2016 23:43
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Colorado group collecting signatures to triple state's cigarette tax

A Colorado coalition is gathering signatures for a ballot measure that would triple the state’s current cigarette tax, from $0.84 to $2.59 per pack. #Currently, Colorado is ranked 37th in the country in terms of state cigarette tax rates, and supporters
Steamboat Today (Steamboat Springs (CO) Pilot)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:32
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Group aims to put cigarette tax increase on Colorado ballot

- The Campaign for a Healthy Colorado wants to add $1.75 to a pack of cigarettes. In order to get their initiative on the ballot they need roughly 98,000 signatures. Currently they have about 70,000 signatures. “The purpose of the tobacco tax increase is
KDVR FOX 31 (Denver, CO)
added Jul 17, 2016 14:44
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