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Amendment 72: An Independent Analysis
Amendment 72 on Colorado’s ballot would raise the state’s tobacco taxes for the first time since 2004. Scientific evidence shows that raising tobacco taxes I can lower smoking rates. But just how much sticker shock does it take to discourage a smoker from lighting up? CHI’s new independent analysis looks at the possible effects of the proposed tobacco tax on different people across the state.