The San Miguel County Commission voted unanimously last week to support legislation pending in the house that would give voters in each county the option of increasing the sin tax on booze. Money generated from the tax would be earmarked for DWI and substance abuse prevention efforts.
Wendy Armijo, the county’s DWI coordinator, said that the tax would only impact the drinker, and the bulk of the money generated from the proposed tax would come from heavy drinkers.
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