Proposal to increase cigarette, vaping taxes defeated in Colorado Senate
DENVER -- Gov. Jared Polis suffered a legislative loss in the Colorado State Senate Thursday night with the defeat of his proposed cigarette and nicotine tax. Polis had proposed a 200-percent increase in tobacco taxes and a new 62-percent increase on vaping products. While the measure did pass the House, sources tell FOX31’s political reporter Joe St. George the measure did not have enough Democratic support in the State Senate.