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[Colorado, North Dakota] California Voters Pass Steep Tobacco Tax Hike

But industry-funded "no" messaging in Colorado and North Dakota carried the day, perhaps because -- unlike in California, where proponents spent more than $30 million pushing the measure -- backers of the tax hikes in those states failed to mount signifi
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2016 20:51

[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] election results: the state of tobacco taxes

Tobacco tax increases were on ballots in four states yesterday: California, Colorado, North Dakota and Missouri. Each of these states has some of the lowest cigarette prices in the country and has not raised tobacco taxes in more than a decade.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:00

Election 2016: Colorado voters snuff out cigarette tax hike

The argument that a hike in cigarette taxes would benefit Coloradans didn’t pass muster. Voters in the election that ended Tuesday defeated Amendment 72, the statewide Colorado constitutional amendment that would have increased taxes on cigarettes by $1.
Denver Business Journal
added Nov 10, 2016 13:59

[Colorado] Reaction to the Tobacco Tax Not Passing

Officials from the Marrilac Clinic site that big tobacco companies were able to spend more money on their campaign, getting their message out to more people, but add they aren't stopping the fight. "All of the other 100 organizations across the state, t
KREX | (Grand Junction, CO)
added Nov 10, 2016 13:53

[Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] California approves tax increase on cigarettes

California voters agreed to significantly increase the tax on cigarettes and vaping devices, but similar measures fell short in Colorado, North Dakota and Missouri, according to late Tuesday vote tallies. California's Proposition 56 will increase taxes
added Nov 9, 2016 12:59

[Colorado] KEEGAN: Who needs tobacco taxes? Peer pressure reduces smoking — and it’s free

“smoke shaming” should also be given a lot of credit for causing this precipitous decline. Given that, opponents of Amendment 72 should argue that yet another reason why Colorado doesn’t need a constitutional amendment increasing tobacco taxes is because
Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 6, 2016 13:41

[Colorado] PLUNKETT: What cigarettes tell us about rigged systems

Big Tobacco pumped nearly $20 million into the race to defeat Amendment 72, you have to admit that cigarettes are among the most corrupting and dangerous examples...Talk about something being rigged: ...we ought to remember that it is our corporate cultur
Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 5, 2016 14:04
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[California, Colorado, North Dakota] Big Tobacco Spends $100M to Defeat State Tax Hikes

"In California it is definitely a fairer fight," Schachter said. "In Colorado and North Dakota the opposition is swamping us in terms of spending. It is certainly a more challenging climate in these two states, but we are seeing a lot of support."
MedPage Today
added Nov 4, 2016 22:26

[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
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