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[Colorado] House gives first OK to sales tax on cigarettes over GOP objections

A bill that would permanently allow state sales tax to be imposed on cigarettes won initial approval in the Colorado House on Friday despite protests from Republicans it was a "regressive" tax on "working families."
Denver (CO) Post
added Feb 3, 2013 12:29

[Colorado] From the editorial advisory board: Smoking bans

Starting in January, smoking will be banned on the Pearl Street Mall. ... The University of Colorado is also exploring a ban on smoking on its campus. What do you think?
Boulder (CO) Daily Camera
added Dec 8, 2012 07:50

[Colorado] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban

The city’s proposed ordinance makes no sense if Hillcrest Golf Course is exempt
Durango (CO) Herald
added Nov 14, 2012 13:18

[Colorado] Careless smoking and oxygen tank sparks Pueblo house fire that killed 4

A house fire in Pueblo where four bodies were found by firefighters Tuesday morning was likely accidental, sparked by a careless smoker and fueled by an oxygen tank, fire officials said. The bodies of a man, a woman and two children were pulled from the
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 31, 2012 18:46

[Colorado] Pearl Street smoking ban moves ahead

A proposed smoking ban on the Pearl Street Mall took a step forward Tuesday night when the Boulder City Council gave it initial approval, but one council member said she has concerns that the suggested penalty is too steep for the nature of the offense.
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 18, 2012 07:12

[Colorado] Correlation between secondhand marijuana and tobacco smoke exposure and children ED visits

The research included a cross-sectional survey of caregivers of children presenting to the ED of an urban, tertiary care, academic children's hospital...Children exposed to the combination of marijuana and tobacco smoke have increased ED visitation and ot
added May 6, 2018 00:56

[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Tobacco Companies Spend Nearly $100 Million to Mislead Voters And Oppose State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

The huge sums they are spending against these initiatives represent an investment to preserve the pipeline of kids the industry needs to survive. In California, tobacco companies, led by Altria/Philip Morris and Reynolds American/R.J. Reynolds, have now
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2016 20:07

[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Tobacco Companies Battle Tax Hikes In Three States

California’s Proposition 56 would boost the state’s tobacco tax to $2.87 per pack, while North Dakota’s Measure 4 would increase the state cigarette tax to $2.20 per pack. And Colorado’s tobacco tax would hit $2.60 per pack if voters OK Amendment 72.
AMI Newswire (American Media Institute)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:37

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

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. (blog)
added Aug 5, 2016 23:39
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