Colorado Cancer Action Center


Latest Updates

April 4, 2018

Denver, Colo. (April 3, 2018) – Basalt voters passed Ballot Question A on the April 3 ballot, which will increase the tax on cigarettes by $2 per pack and institute a local tax of 40 percent on the sales price of other tobacco products. RJ Ours, Colorado government relations director

March 14, 2018

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) urges voters to check ‘yes’ on Basalt’s Ballot Question A on the April 3 ballot. The initiative would raise taxes on cigarettes by $2 per pack and institute a 40 percent increase on other tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes.

March 6, 2018

ACS CAN Colorado volunteer legislative advocates urge legislators sign a “Tobacco Prevention Promise” that specifies the next critical steps that must be taken to lower the tobacco cancer toll in Colorado. Click here to view the Tobacco Prevention Promise

September 27, 2017

The Aspen City Council referred a tobacco tax measure, ballot issue 2B, to the November 2017 ballot. Ballot Issue 2B seeks to establish a $3.00 per pack cigarette tax in Aspen, including a ten cent per pack, per year, increase for the next ten years to take the total

Colorado Events

June 2, 2018
Denver, CO

Join American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network advocates and donors from across the state for our annual Hops and Hope fundraiser. Once again, our friends at Blake Street Tavern will host us and provide food pairings for our tasty selection of craft beers. 2018 Hops and Hope Saturday, June 2nd,...

State Contacts

Eric Heydorn
Colorado Grassroots Manager
RJ Ours
Colorado Government Relations Director
Noe Baker
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

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