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

[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

[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

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

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

[Colorado] Downtown businesses weigh in on Glenwood Springs smoking ban

Among the businesses likely impacted by the ban are late night bars and restaurants where it is common for congregations of people to smoke outside the entrance. Kevin Campbell is a part-owner of K Seas Wing House. As a bar with a large late-night crowd
Glenwood Springs (CO) Post Independent
added Jul 13, 2016 18:38

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

Colorado celebrates 10 years of clean indoor air

This month marks the ten-year anniversary of a state law designed to protect Coloradans from exposure to secondhand smoke. With the law’s passing the state has seen a number of improvements in certain health markers including a decrease in the proportion
Chaffee County (CO) Times
added Jul 7, 2016 22:53

[Colorado] VIDEO: Campaign To Increase Tobacco Tax Aims To Decrease Smoking

Supporters launched a campaign to raise the tobacco tax by $1.75 per pack in Colorado on Wednesday. They say the initiative is about creating a healthier Colorado. If the effort makes the ballot and passes, it will be the first time the tobacco tax has i
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Jul 7, 2016 14:18
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