Cigarette tax increase proposed for ballot

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Cigarette tax increase proposed for ballot

Would raise the tax per pack from 84 cents to $2.59
More than 50 organizations want to ask Colorado voters this November to increase the tax on a pack of cigarettes from 84 cents to $2.59 per pack. The increase would amount to $1.75. Proponents say the effort would lead to less smoking, while opponents worry about placing low-income families at a disadvantage.

Cigarette tax increase proposed for ballot

More than 50 organizations want to ask Colorado voters this November to increase the tax on a pack of cigarettes from 84 cents to $2.59 per pack. The increase would amount to $1.75. Proponents say the effort would lead to less smoking, while opponents worry about placing low-income families at a disadvantage.
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