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[Colorado] Wolk: Vaping is hardly the solution for those who smoke

no health department in the United States endorses vaping as an effective way to quit. Instead, we recommend those who are ready to quit smoking contact the Colorado QuitLine at 800-QUIT-NOW, where they can talk to trained stop-smoking coaches and receiv
Greeley (CO) Tribune
added May 23, 2017 12:33
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[Colorado] Aspen City Council moves closer to raising tobacco-purchase age

City Council members voted 4-0 in approval of what's billed as the Tobacco 21 Initiative, a nationwide effort that's aimed at matching the legal tobacco-purchasing age with that of liquor. The city's ordinance returns for a second and final hearing next
Aspen (CO) Times
added May 9, 2017 20:51
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[Colorado] Smoke-free messaging appears on downtown businesses

Students from Sterling's local tobacco coalition Stop Tobacco and Nicotine Dependence (STAND) spent Friday afternoon chalking the windows in downtown Sterling. They participated last year for the 10th Anniversary of the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act (CCIA
Sterling (CO) Journal-Advocate
added May 7, 2017 20:29
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[Colorado] Amarah's Corner: The awful, stinking reality of smoking cigarettes

The awful, stinking reality of smoking cigarettes has definitely affected me and my family at least from the time Poppie was diagnosed with lung cancer because he smoked cigarettes and passed-away, three-years before I was born. And, my grandfather (my m
Valley Courier Online (CO)
added May 5, 2017 01:34
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Colorado Governor Vetoes Retailers' Tobacco Tax Reprieve

Cigar retailers in Colorado lost a tax credit that helped them compete with out-of-state sellers on Friday, when Gov. John Hickenlooper vetoed a piece of legislation that allowed them to claim a refund of the state’s tobacco tax when making sales to indi
HalfWheel
added May 3, 2017 02:26
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[Colorado] Cortez says ‘no’ to no-smoking zones

Cortez city council has decided not to move forward with a policy that would create designated smoke-free areas on city property. During a workshop on Tuesday, the council discussed the results of a two-month online survey by the parks, recreation and fo
Cortez (CO) Journal
added Apr 29, 2017 03:09
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[Colorado] Hickenlooper vetoes bill to extend tax credit on some cigar sales

Gov. John Hickenlooper uncapped his veto pen for the first time this session to reject a bill that would extend a tax credit on cigars sold to out-of-state consumers, saying the credit hasn’t generated enough economic activity to pay for even one job.
Colorado Statesman
added Apr 29, 2017 02:41
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[Colorado] Tobacco use, teen pregnancy, down

According to figures by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, between 2012 and 2014, 23.3 percent of Puebloans surveyed said they had smoked tobacco within the past 30 days. Although Pueblo's percentage of smokers was notably higher than the s
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Apr 18, 2017 13:21
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[Colorado] Aspen considers raising tobacco, e-cigs age to 21

The City Council will hear a presentation tonight that considers raising Aspen's legal age to buy tobacco products and electronic nicotine devices from 18 to 21. Pitkin County Medical Officer Kimberly Levin, who is championing the effort and will join E
Aspen (CO) Times
added Apr 17, 2017 21:51
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[Colorado] Aspen considers changing tobacco laws

One of them would prohibit the sale of all tobacco products to individuals under the age of 21. Right now, you only have to be 18 to buy tobacco in Colorado. The matter was originally brought forward by Dr. Kim Levin, Pitkin County’s medical officer, and
KAJX Aspen (CO) Public Radio
added Apr 17, 2017 18:28
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