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[Colorado] Tobacco tax hike dollars would go to health programs

The question also would increase the tax on other tobacco products, such as cigars and chewing tobacco, by 22 percent to 62 percent. In addition to directing funds to “health-related programs and tobacco education, prevention and cessation programs,” th
Durango (CO) Herald
added Oct 19, 2016 20:56
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Big tobacco money dominates home stretch for Colorado ballot initiatives

Another infusion of money from big tobacco dominated the campaign finance reports filed this week for Colorado’s statewide ballot initiatives, as opponents to a proposed tax increase on cigarettes and other tobacco products pumped $6.2 million more into
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 19, 2016 16:45
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[Colorado] EDITORIAL: AmendmENts T, U and 72: On tobacco, taxes, slavery

Amendment 72 on Colorado’s Nov. 8 ballot would triple the current 84-cent state cigarette tax to $2.59 per pack and raise the tax on other tobacco products by 22 percent....We think it’s primarily a money grab.
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Oct 17, 2016 19:01
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[Colorado] Denver voters consider 'social use' spaces to smoke marijuana

Unlike a recent petition for private clubs for pot in Denver, ordnance 300 would allow the social use of marijuana in regular businesses such as bars or cafes or even yoga studios, under certain conditions such as not being within 1,000 feet of a “childr
KIRO/SeattleInsider.com Channel 7
added Oct 17, 2016 18:02
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[Colorado] AUDIO: An open letter to people who smoke marijuana at Red Rocks

Holly's point was clear: she and her husband no longer enjoy going to Red Rocks for concerts because of all the marijuana smoke in the air. Sometimes, she told us, she feels like the only person not smoking.
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Oct 17, 2016 17:54
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[Colorado] LETTER: Pete Bialick: Help beat Big Tobacco; vote yes on 72

They have opposed every attempt to raise the cigarette tax in Colorado since 1990. You can read about Big Tobacco's tactics in Colorado in a 2004 report I co-authored titled "The Tobacco Industry Involvement in Colorado" at gaspforair.org.
Longmont (CO) Daily Times-Call
added Oct 16, 2016 13:59
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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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