Marijuana is newly legal in Colorado and voters are deciding next week how to tax it. How do state pot taxes compare to other so-called "sin taxes," charges on goods deemed unnecessary or even harmful?
MARIJUANA: Colorado voters are considering 25 percent taxes, including a 10 percent sales tax and a 15 percent excise tax, in addition to regular sales taxes.
BEER: 8 cents per gallon
WINE: $2.28 per gallon
LIQUOR: $2.28 per gallon
CIGARETTES: 84 cents per 20 cigarettes
CANDY/SODA: Candy and soda in Colorado are subject to 2.9 percent state sales taxes, plus additional local sales taxes
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