BASALT, Colo. (CBS4)– Voters in Basalt agreed to pass a tobacco tax increase in Tuesday night’s election.
The tobacco tax is similar to the one in Aspen.
The tax will add a $2 tax on packs of cigarettes and a 40 percent tax on other tobacco products.
The money will be used for anti-smoking education in the town. The new tax goes into effect July 1.