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Fewer smokers in Colorado, but more among youth, people of color

according to the 2012 Attitudes and Behaviors Survey on Health recently released by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. “While we have made progress in reducing this grave public health threat, too many Coloradans still smoke,” said
North Denver (CO) News
added Apr 9, 2014 15:10
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[Colorado] NELSON: Electronic cigarettes are an idea whose time has not come

Nicotine is used in rat poison. Nicotine causes chemical burns on the skin. The liquid has already killed several children who were attracted by the flavors. And you really want to inhale this stuff?
Glenwood Springs (CO) Post Independent
added Apr 8, 2014 22:59
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[Colorado] ‘Constant battle’: New smoking-cessation classes on the horizon

health department’s tobacco partnership has just begun a project to train facilitators at Catholic Charities, Colorado State University-Pueblo and Pueblo Community Health Centers who will lead smoking-cessation classes in the community. The main goal of t
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Apr 8, 2014 10:20
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[Colorado] Exempla using state grants to target new moms who smoke in Jefferson County

Health workers at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center are using a $190,000 grant from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to try to lower the rates of new moms who smoke. The program is called Healthy You, Healthy Baby and focuses on lo
Denver (CO) Post
added Apr 4, 2014 15:14
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[Colorado] When it comes to tobacco, smokeless doesn't mean harmless

A new Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment "Through with Chew" campaign aims to educate young men about the dangers of smokeless tobacco
Loveland (CO) Daily Reporter-Herald
added Mar 26, 2014 14:16
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Vapor Corp. Chooses Arrae Creative for Promotion at Colorado's Snowball Music Festival

Vapor Corp. will be the exclusive electronic cigarettes company at the festival. Arrae will spearhead a multi-platform marketing campaign that positions Vapor Corp. as the clean choice in the vaporizer and e-cigarette market. Arrae Creative was chosen f
PR Newswire
added Mar 25, 2014 16:06
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Colorado Won't Hike Tobacco Age To 21

Colorado lawmakers voted not to raise the tobacco age from 18 to 21 Wednesday, making Colorado the third state this year to consider but reject the higher smoking age. The House Finance Committee rejected the proposal on a 7-6 vote.
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Mar 20, 2014 13:40
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[Colorado] This week, think about kicking some butts

Catholic Charities is one of the many organizations in Pueblo that helps protect youth from tobacco. The group teams with the Pueblo City-County Health Department’s Pueblo Tobacco Education and Prevention Partnership (PTEPP), Children First and the Ameri
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Mar 18, 2014 00:37
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[Pennsylvania] Turning screws on smokers | Colorado, Utah, CVS praised for actions

The Colorado and Utah legislatures have recently approved separate, initial measures to take away from 18- to 20-year-olds the right to purchase tobacco products. The measures were influenced by the latest research on how many smokers started to light u
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Mar 2, 2014 23:33
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[Colorado] Hookah lounges not happy with proposed bill to raise smoking age

For 8-years Chris Copeland has been doing good business at 40 Thieves Hookah Lounge on N Academy Blvd. He's done so well that he has franchise lounges in other cities around the country. "The hookah scene has definitely grown, there are over a dozen hoo
KOAA NBC 5/30 (Colo. Springs/Pueblo, CO)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:25
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