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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

[Colorado] LETTER: Communities right to ban e-cigarettes

We respectfully disagree with the Denver Post position that community e-cigarette bans are premature. With so little known about the health effects of unregulated e-cigarettes, we commend communities that want to exercise caution in protecting the health
Denver (CO) Post
added Aug 10, 2014 22:05

Fire at newly acquired Colorado Springs apartments blamed on smoking near oxygen tank

A person smoking near an oxygen tank caused a fire at the Santa Fe Apartments early Thursday- just three days after a nonprofit purchased the property for $2 million, officials said Friday. Plywood remained over the windows of the Santa Fe Apartments' bui
added May 20, 2014 12:46

[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

Colorado mulls raising tobacco age to 21

A proposal to raise the tobacco age to 21 in Colorado is up for its first review in the state Legislature. The bipartisan bill would make Colorado the first with a statewide 21-to-smoke law. It's before the House Health, Insurance, and Environment Commi
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Feb 20, 2014 16:39

[Colorado] Fort Collins finds new life for old cigarette butts

City participated in a recycling program to turn more than 140K cigarette butts into plastic pallets and ashtrays.
Fort Colliins (CO) Coloradoan
added Dec 22, 2013 23:54

[Colorado, Massachusetts] MOHLER: Your View: Casinos need to be smoke-free

A ground-breaking medical study published last week about smoking in casinos makes a compelling case for clearing the air in America's smoke-filled casinos — and everywhere else workers are exposed to on-the-job secondhand smoke. Researchers from the Univ
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Aug 19, 2013 12:38

[Colorado] Fort Collins smoking ban could extend outdoors

City officials are considering banning smoking in outside dining areas and bar patios, potentially pushing smokers further into the fringes of Old Town.
Fort Colliins (CO) Coloradoan
added Aug 18, 2013 10:32

RJR brings VUSE e-cigarettes to Colorado

Denver (CO) Post
added Jun 7, 2013 09:51

[Colorado] Boulder issues 35 smoking tickets in first 6 weeks of Pearl Street Mall ban

The ordinance banning all smoking on the mall between 11th and 15th streets went into effect Jan. 18, but officers had been giving out warnings since signs alerting the public to the new law didn't go up until March 21. Devin Villemez, who works at Into
Boulder (CO) Daily Camera
added May 21, 2013 13:25
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