Tax hike proposed for cigarettes, nicotine

  • The cigarette and vaping display at a convenience store in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood on April 3o, 2019. Eric Lubbers—The Colorado Sun
    The cigarette and vaping display at a convenience store in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood on April 3o, 2019. Eric Lubbers—The Colorado Sun
By Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun Cigarettes and tobacco products are taxed in Colorado. Vaping devices and vaping fuel are not.  A question on the November ballot — Proposition EE — would change that system, increasing the price of cigarettes and all other nicotine and tobacco products gradually over the next seven years.  The Colorado legislature passed legislation in the 11th hour of the the…

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