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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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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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Poll: Raise Colorado’s tobacco tax?

Colorado voters may have an opportunity to vote this fall on an initiative that would triple the taxes on a pack of cigarettes, as well as raising taxes on other tobacco products. The proposed constitutional amendment would increase cigarette taxes from
Denver (CO) Post
added Jul 8, 2016 12:37
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Sick Kids in Colorado Are Testing Positive for THC, Flagging Concern over Secondhand Marijuana Smoke

Scientists at the University of Colorado School of Medicine just released research that raises concerns about secondhand marijuana smoke in the recreational-marijuana-approved state — traces of THC were found in one in six infants and toddlers admitted t
The Science Explorer (ca)
added May 4, 2016 20:32
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[Colorado] VAPORIZERS A NEW PERK AT POT-FRIENDLY VACATION SPOTS

“About 25 percent of our clientele use vaporizers—especially if they’ve quit smoking,” Miller states. The method has proven to be a suitable smoking substitute for many guests at the Shangri-la Inn, particularly a man Miller recalls who was recovering fr
Newsweek
added Apr 24, 2016 23:50
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Cigarette sales up in Colorado, first increase in a decade

But the increase — 1.1 million packs over 2014 sales — is in contrast to the declining number of adult tobacco users in Colorado, which has dropped to a rate of 15.7 percent of the population in 2014, CDPHE reported in a press release Wednesday. Because
Denver (CO) Post
added Feb 18, 2016 18:06
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Colorado legislators snuff warning labels on nicotine products

A House committee killed legislation Thursday that would have required warning labels on nicotine products. Its Health, Insurance and Environment Committee voted 9-4 to defeat labeling requirements despite favorable testimony from hospital and public he
Denver (CO) Post
added Feb 12, 2016 14:12
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Colorado vapers burned by exploding e-cigarettes

Ray Story, who heads the Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association, said incidents of e-cigs caused injury are rare and usually involve users who are not using the right battery charger. Dr. Anne Wagner, medical director of the University of Colora
Denver (CO) Post
added Jan 30, 2016 22:40
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[Colorado] Should the City of Littleton implement restrictions on smoking in a defined area of Downtown?

The Littleton City Council is currently contemplating Ordinance 84 (of 2015) which proposes to establish smoking restrictions in Downtown Littleton. Initially proposed as an outright downtown smoking ban, the city listened to public concern and eliminat
OpenLittleto (City of Littleton, CO, in cooperation with Peak Democracy)
added Nov 5, 2015 01:24
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[Colorado] Advocates in Denver, Home to Legal Marijuana, Seek Public Place to Smoke

advocates are seeking to allow legal pot use to tiptoe ever so slightly into public, into establishments like bars or clubs that cater to over-21 crowds. Supporters are calling it “limited social cannabis use.”
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2015 20:30
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