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Colorado Bill Allowing Counties to Ban Flavored Tobacco Product Sales Fails

The latest attempt to modify the state’s laws about who can set tobacco sales rules comes up short.

Bill to Lower Colorado’s Cigar Tax Dies in Committee

The bill failed to advance out a committee by a 4-3 vote, meaning Colorado cigar smokers will continue to pay some of the highest tax rates in the country.

Colorado Senate Passes Bill Allowing Counties to Ban Flavored Tobacco Products

The bill has cleared the Colorado Senate and seemingly will be supported by Gov. Jared Polis. It now moves onto the Colorado House of Representatives.

Colorado Legislator Introduces Bill to Allow Counties to Create Their Own Tobacco Sales Laws

The bill could result in neighboring counties having vastly different policies as to tobacco sales.

Colorado Voters Reject Tobacco Tax Rate Drop, Refund

Voting against Proposition II would have decreased tobacco tax rates in Colorado by 11.53 percent and tobacco companies would have gotten $23.65 million in tax refunds. Instead, two-thirds of the voters approved Proposition II, meaning the money will be used to fund preschool programs.

Weekly News (Aug. 21, 2023)

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Colorado Voters to Decide Whether to Reduce Tobacco Tax Rate, Refund Tobacco Companies

Colorado’s unique Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights will give citizens the chance to decide what to do with excess revenues generated from tobacco taxes.

Weekly News (May 16, 2022)

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Colorado Bill Banning Flavored Tobacco Dies in Senate Committee

Colorado’s Legislature will not be adopting a ban on flavored tobacco products this session.