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Each week during sessions of the Colorado General Assembly, we bring you the latest news and analysis of legislation impacting the early development, health, and education of Colorado kids. Check the updates below for analysis, testimony, fact sheets, vote totals, and other information to help you stay informed. 

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HB19-1033 (Tipper & Kennedy / Fields & Priola) Local Governments May Regulate Nicotine Products

Originally Posted: April 26, 2019
Last Updated: June 5, 2019

The law allows local governments to regulate the sales of cigarettes, nicotine products, and tobacco products. It allows counties to enact policies that raise the legal age for tobacco purchases to 21 and allows local governments to impose fees, licenses, and taxes on cigarette sales without losing their portion of state cigarette tax revenue.

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