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Colorado bucks national trend as cigarette sales light up for 2nd year

Last year’s numbers represent 5 million more packs than the 194 million that were sold in 2015, which was the first year the state marked an increase cigarette sales in nearly a decade...CDPHE Communications Specialist Dave Brendsel says the increase in s
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13
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[Colorado] In Aspen, 18 won’t be old enough to buy a pack of cigarettes, other tobacco products

In fact, anyone under the age of 21 in the posh Pitkin County resort town won’t be able to purchase any tobacco products — including e-cigarettes — starting Jan. 1, 2018. That’s after the Aspen City Council on Monday passed an ordinance raising the mini
Denver (CO) Post
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04
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[Colorado] Aspen City Council votes to increase minimum age to purchase tobacco

“Aspen is such a health-conscious town and our residents and guests enjoy life here for the clean air and exercise opportunities,” Aspen Mayor Steven Skadron said in a statement.
KDVR FOX 31 (Denver, CO)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04

[Colorado] Denver Hearing to be held on allowing marijuana smoking in public

Smoking marijuana in local businesses such as coffee shops or bookstores could be the new norm in Denver very soon. Residents can weigh in on the idea on Tuesday night during a public hearing downtown. The four-year pilot program would allow businesses
KDVR FOX 31 (Denver, CO)
added Jun 14, 2017 22:25

[Colorado] Aspen Raises Tobacco Sales Age To 21

The city council raised the age to purchase tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 “in an effort to curb young adult tobacco addition,” the city said in a news release. The release cites the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation in saying that 90 perc
KCNC CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:04

[Colorado] Aspen aims to be first in state to raise tobacco age

Earlier this spring, Levin presented council with data showing that 90 percent of smokers began the habit as adolescents, and that the majority of teenagers get cigarettes from 18 to 21 year old peers. In theory, Aspen could pass a new law right now tha
KAJX Aspen (CO) Public Radio
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04

[Colorado] youth activist uses street art to counter tobacco ads

in Sedona Allen’s predominantly Hispanic and Asian neighborhood in Denver, Colo., tobacco advertisements have a “ubiquitous presence,” she says. After attending a Truth Initiative® tobacco-control training program in 2016, she had an idea for something s
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 9, 2017 16:08

[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

[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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