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[Colorado] Smoke-Free Public Housing Popular With Residents

Smoke-free housing policies successfully reduced exposure to secondhand smoke and increased smoking quit attempts, according to a survey of residents living in multi-unit public housing in Colorado.
MedPage Today
added Oct 21, 2016 21:30

[Colorado] Tobacco tax hike dollars would go to health programs

In addition to directing funds to “health-related programs and tobacco education, prevention and cessation programs,” the ballot question also directs the additional revenue to other health-related programs. A “Yes” vote for the ballot question would r
Durango (CO) Herald
added Oct 23, 2016 15:33

Virginia-based tobacco giant on track to be the biggest spender in Colorado history

the issue committee No on 72 has spent $17.4 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

Health, Secondhand Smoke Exposure, and Smoking Behavior Impacts of No-Smoking Policies in Public Housing, Colorado, 2014–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

no-smoking policies reduce resident exposure to secondhand smoke, lower the incidence of secondhand smoke–associated breathing problems, decrease daily smoking and cigarette consumption, encourage smoking cessation, and increase quit attempts. If implemen
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Oct 21, 2016 21:32

[Colorado] Tobacco tax hike dollars would go to health programs

The question also would increase the tax on other tobacco products, such as cigars and chewing tobacco, by 22 percent to 62 percent. In addition to directing funds to “health-related programs and tobacco education, prevention and cessation programs,” th
Durango (CO) Herald
added Oct 19, 2016 20:56

Big tobacco money dominates home stretch for Colorado ballot initiatives

Another infusion of money from big tobacco dominated the campaign finance reports filed this week for Colorado’s statewide ballot initiatives, as opponents to a proposed tax increase on cigarettes and other tobacco products pumped $6.2 million more into
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 19, 2016 16:45

[Colorado] Denver voters consider 'social use' spaces to smoke marijuana

Unlike a recent petition for private clubs for pot in Denver, ordnance 300 would allow the social use of marijuana in regular businesses such as bars or cafes or even yoga studios, under certain conditions such as not being within 1,000 feet of a “childr
KIRO/ Channel 7
added Oct 17, 2016 18:02
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[Colorado] EDITORIAL: AmendmENts T, U and 72: On tobacco, taxes, slavery

Amendment 72 on Colorado’s Nov. 8 ballot would triple the current 84-cent state cigarette tax to $2.59 per pack and raise the tax on other tobacco products by 22 percent....We think it’s primarily a money grab.
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Oct 17, 2016 19:01

[Colorado] LETTER: Pete Bialick: Help beat Big Tobacco; vote yes on 72

They have opposed every attempt to raise the cigarette tax in Colorado since 1990. You can read about Big Tobacco's tactics in Colorado in a 2004 report I co-authored titled "The Tobacco Industry Involvement in Colorado" at
Longmont (CO) Daily Times-Call
added Oct 16, 2016 13:59
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[Colorado] AUDIO: An open letter to people who smoke marijuana at Red Rocks

Holly's point was clear: she and her husband no longer enjoy going to Red Rocks for concerts because of all the marijuana smoke in the air. Sometimes, she told us, she feels like the only person not smoking.
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Oct 17, 2016 17:54
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