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[Colorado] Ordinance will allow outdoor smoking after 10 p.m.

It will be OK to light up and smoke a cigarette on downtown Glenwood Springs sidewalks after 10 p.m., under a new ordinance adopted by City Council Thursday. The ordinance prohibiting smoking in several public places around town passed on a 5-1 vote afte
Glenwood Springs (CO) Post Independent
added Jul 22, 2016 23:43

Colorado group collecting signatures to triple state's cigarette tax

A Colorado coalition is gathering signatures for a ballot measure that would triple the state’s current cigarette tax, from $0.84 to $2.59 per pack. #Currently, Colorado is ranked 37th in the country in terms of state cigarette tax rates, and supporters
Steamboat Today (Steamboat Springs (CO) Pilot)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:32

Group aims to put cigarette tax increase on Colorado ballot

- The Campaign for a Healthy Colorado wants to add $1.75 to a pack of cigarettes. In order to get their initiative on the ballot they need roughly 98,000 signatures. Currently they have about 70,000 signatures. “The purpose of the tobacco tax increase is
KDVR FOX 31 (Denver, CO)
added Jul 17, 2016 14:44

[Colorado] Downtown businesses weigh in on Glenwood Springs smoking ban

Among the businesses likely impacted by the ban are late night bars and restaurants where it is common for congregations of people to smoke outside the entrance. Kevin Campbell is a part-owner of K Seas Wing House. As a bar with a large late-night crowd
Glenwood Springs (CO) Post Independent
added Jul 13, 2016 18:38

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

Colorado celebrates 10 years of clean indoor air

This month marks the ten-year anniversary of a state law designed to protect Coloradans from exposure to secondhand smoke. With the law’s passing the state has seen a number of improvements in certain health markers including a decrease in the proportion
Chaffee County (CO) Times
added Jul 7, 2016 22:53

[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

Legal marijuana is giving Colorado a stinky conundrum as smoking in public has led to calls for pot clubs

The result is something marijuana advocates and opponents feared — people toking up on sidewalks, in city parks and in alleys behind bars and restaurants — despite laws against doing so. And they're getting dinged with public marijuana consumption ticket
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 24, 2016 16:11

[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)
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 15, 2016 00:40

[Asia-pacific, Colorado] LETTER: Donna Nikanjam: Protect kids from tobacco

Congress, on behalf of the United States, must now decide whether to approve the agreement...I urge Congressman Jared Polis to support approval of the TPP and protect kids here in the U.S. and around the world from the harms of tobacco use.
Boulder (CO) Daily Camera
added Jun 14, 2016 13:34
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