The Colorado General Assembly must reject the proposal to put higher cigarette taxes on the ballot in November. Voters already weighed in on this issue in 2016—and they soundly rejected the effort to triple cigarette taxes. Don’t ignore the will of the people: Vote NO on HB19-1333.
Increasing cigarette taxes would have a tremendous, negative impact on our state. If passed, this proposal would:
The bottom line: Increasing tobacco taxes burdens hardworking Coloradans, hurts small businesses, and threatens local jobs. Instead of targeting adult tobacco consumers with regressive taxes simply for purchasing a legal product, lawmakers in Denver should focus on the more pressing issues affecting our state.