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[Colorado] VIDEO: Residents upset about second-hand smoke

when a smoking ban went into effect at the Aurora Village apartments, a HUD complex that houses seniors and disabled people, Sally Frontera thought she'd be able to breathe easy
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Jun 4, 2012 10:24
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Colorado boosts savings to $730 million with help of recent tobacco industry settlement but may need more

Thanks to a boost from a recent tobacco industry settlement, Colorado plans to sock away an extra $90 million next year in the state’s reserves. But by one credit rating agency’s analysis, it’s still woefully unprepared for the next economic downturn.
Denver (CO) Post
added May 16, 2018 21:35
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[Colorado] WOLK: Don't vape; more research is needed

But people are not holding off. Widespread marketing to young people -- and the unproven notion that e-cigarettes are not harmful -- has led to increasing sales. More young people are now vaping than smoking.
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added May 28, 2017 14:47
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[Colorado] Permanent tax break for tobacco retailers advances with help from cigar-loving lawmakers

An effort to extend a tax break for Colorado cigar retailers advanced Tuesday with the help from a couple powerful aficionados. Senate Bill 139 would allow companies that sell cigars and some tobacco products to claim a refund of the state’s 40 percent
Denver (CO) Post
added Mar 6, 2017 02:05
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Virginia-based tobacco giant on track to be the biggest spender in Colorado history

the issue committee No on 72 has spent $17.4 million...it is funded almost exclusively by Altria Client Services LLC, the tobacco behemoth that owns Philip Morris and has a long history of political activity.
Colorado Independent
added Oct 23, 2016 14:27
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[California, Colorado, Missouri, North Dakota] Putting Profits Before Kids, Tobacco Companies Spend Big to Deceive Voters and Fight State Ballot Initiatives to Raise Tobacco Taxes

By fighting the California, Colorado and North Dakota initiatives – while bankrolling the counterproductive Missouri measure – the tobacco companies once again are protecting their profits at the expense of kids and lives. Voters across the country shoul
PR Newswire
added Sep 7, 2016 16:15
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Poll: Raise Colorado’s tobacco tax?

Colorado voters may have an opportunity to vote this fall on an initiative that would triple the taxes on a pack of cigarettes, as well as raising taxes on other tobacco products. The proposed constitutional amendment would increase cigarette taxes from
Denver (CO) Post
added Jul 8, 2016 12:37
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Campaign To Increase Tobacco Tax Aims To Decrease Smoking

Supporters launched a campaign to raise the tobacco tax by $1.75 per pack in Colorado on Wednesday. They say the initiative is about creating a healthier Colorado. If the effort makes the ballot and passes, it will be the first time the tobacco tax has i
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Jul 7, 2016 14:18
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[Colorado] ORR: Smoker Friendly Doubles Down on Tobacco Compliance

Smoker Friendly’s commitment to compliance is entrusted to Train and Verify, an enterprise that married the resources of two existing initiatives: We Card and the BARS Program (which has conducted more than 4 million retail mystery-shop compliance drills)
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jun 15, 2016 00:40
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[Colorado] EDITORIAL: Public bans on e-cigarettes are premature

bars, restaurants, bingo halls, concert venues and bowling alleys should be allowed, for the time being, to permit the practice if they want, unless further research proves the activity dangerous to the non-vaping public.
Denver (CO) Post
added Jul 28, 2014 05:15
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