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[Colorado] Randomised trial of two nicotine patch protocols distributed through a state quitline

A randomised trial did not find worse cessation outcomes among quitline users who received half the minimum recommended course of NRT, but offering the full recommended course using a split-shipment protocol may be reasonably cost-effective and supportive
Tobacco Control
added Nov 23, 2014 14:12

Colorado insurance alert urges smokers to quit

Colorado insurance Commissioner Marguerite Salazar is urging people to take advantage of smoking-cessation programs at no cost through plans under the country’s new health-care law.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2014 23:41

[Colorado, Kansas] VIDEO: Smokers, Tobacco Users Won't Be Hired By Centura Health

Centura Health will no longer hire smokers or tobacco users starting in January of next year. The healthcare company said it’s part of their efforts to enhance its smoke/tobacco-free workplace policy in both Colorado and Kansas.
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:22

Colorado hospital giant Centura Health to stop hiring tobacco users

One of Colorado's largest health care systems, Centura Health, joined a national trend Thursday by announcing it won't hire tobacco users after Dec. 31, yet questions remain about discriminating against employees to create healthier workplaces.
Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 21, 2014 01:08

[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Colorado Editorial Roundup: The Montrose Daily Press, Nov. 19, on a misguided tobacco sale ban

Businesses should be allowed to decide for themselves what legal products to sell. No one, so far as we are aware, is actually being forced to hawk tobacco wares. Elsewhere, drug store chains have decided for themselves not to sell cigarettes, which seem
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 19, 2014 15:13

[Colorado] BOULDER CITY COUNCIL MEETING: AGENDA, November 18, 2014 5:30 p.m.

H. Introduction, first reading and consideration of a motion to order published by title only, Ordinance No. 8015 amending Chapter 6-4, B.R.C. 1981, adding a new section 6-4-3.5 “Smoking Prohibited in Public Places,” including electronic smoking device
City of Boulder, CO
added Nov 18, 2014 11:19

[Colorado] Boulder considers whether outdoor smoking ban should include e-cigarettes

Boulder City Council is considering two versions of a broad outdoor smoking ban, one that includes e-cigarettes and one that does not. The City Council holds a first reading and vote on the smoking ordinance Tuesday. The council could adopt one version o
Boulder (CO) Daily Camera
added Nov 18, 2014 10:48
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[Colorado] ORRILL: Programs wage war against tobacco in Chaffee County

Today’s report gives us stark figures and a stern warning. We must take immediate and bold action to protect the lives of everyone in Colorado, especially our children. New findings in this report conclude that smoking causes rheumatoid arthritis and imm
Salida (CO) Mountain Mail
added Nov 10, 2014 23:41

[Colorado] EDITORIAL: A smoking ban on 16th Street Mall?

But there are greater concerns facing the 16th Street Mall... Surely the increased police presence will make a difference on the mall. But the city should think long and hard before impinging on a traditional personal freedom there.
Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 8, 2014 20:53

[Colorado] Aurora man run over after dropping lit cigarette

Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 26, 2014 19:59
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