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[Colorado] No campaign a no show for cigarette tax debate

No Blank Checks in the Constitution, the campaign opposing Amendment 72, decided not to participate....no campaign has raised about $5 million to keep the amendment from passing. But all that money comes from a single source, Altria Client Services LLC
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Oct 14, 2016 18:15
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Four Ways Money Is A Key Factor In Colorado's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike

Here's four ways money is a key factor in Colorado's proposed tobacco tax hike: 1. Impact On Low Income Coloradans Opponents say the increased tax will hit groups who can’t afford it the hardest. Mike Krause, with the Denver-based, libertarian, free
CPR - Colorado Public Radio
added Oct 14, 2016 17:55
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[Colorado] Results for Proposed Initiative #143

The title as designated and fixed by the Board is as follows: STATE TAXES SHALL BE INCREASED $315.7 MILLION ANNUALLY BY AN AMENDMENT TO THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION INCREASING TOBACCO TAXES, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2017, INCREASI
Colorado Department of State
added Oct 11, 2016 20:17
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[Colorado] Amendment 72, New Cigarette And Tobacco Taxes Explained

Amendment 72 would more than triple the tax on a pack of cigarettes, from 84 cents a pack to $2.59. Taxes on other tobacco products would also rise, by 22 percent. If passed, the proposal would raise $315 million in its first year, paying for a variety o
CPR - Colorado Public Radio
added Oct 11, 2016 20:14
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Four Ways Money Is A Key Factor In Colorado's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike

Leading the opposition is Big Tobacco, in the form of a corporation called Altria -- the Virginia-based tobacco company formerly known as Philip Morris. They’ve contributed more than $10 million, nearly 6 times more than backers of the proposal. Much of t
CPR - Colorado Public Radio
added Oct 11, 2016 16:49
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[Colorado] LETTER: Supporting Amendment 72 means rejecting Big Tobacco

Big Tobacco opposes tobacco tax increases, arguing they are ineffective. Contrarily, the companies’ documents, disclosed in tobacco lawsuits, show their deceit. Raising cigarette prices is arguably the most effective way to prevent and reduce smoking, es
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 9, 2016 14:39
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[Colorado] General Government Committee mulls smoking ban in city parks

Community members are invited to offer input on a proposal to either ban smoking completely in city parks, or ban it within a 50-foot radius of playground equipment in parks owned by the City of Cañon City. Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Fremont Co
Canon City (CO) Daily Record
added Oct 7, 2016 01:07
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Big tobacco leans in on Colorado smoking tax fight

Altria Client Services...bolstered the "No on Amendment 72" coalition with a pair of $5 million donations. While proponents of the proposed amendment to the state constitution say the tax hike will help keep kids from smoking and tobacco use, the organi
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Oct 10, 2016 03:13
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Traversing the triangulum: the intersection of tobacco, legalised marijuana and electronic vaporisers in Denver, Colorado [FREE FULL TEXT]

Using tobacco products as a delivery method for marijuana (eg, blunts) might be increasing and normalising tobacco use among young adults. Surveillance should explicitly ask about use of tobacco products for marijuana. Marijuana vaporisers, often indistin
Tobacco Control
added Oct 4, 2016 14:56
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Colorado amendment could triple state’s cigarette tax

Amendment 72 proposes a significant increase in cigarette tax, which is expected to reduce tobacco usage. Economics professor David Mushinski said cigarette taxes, however much they may increase, do not have much of an impact on consumption for long-ter
Rocky Mountain Collegian (Colorado State University)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:42
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