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Aurora Girl Scouts spur adoption of Colorado’s first vehicle smoking ban to protect minors

What started off last spring as an effort by an Aurora Girl Scout troop to take on a social service project turned into passage Monday of Colorado’s first ban on smoking in a vehicle while children ...
Denver (CO) Post
added Feb 6, 2018 16:38
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SAMET: Why the Colorado School of Public Health will refuse big tobacco money

Everyone knows that cigarette smoking and the use of tobacco products remain a leading and truly avoidable cause of preventable, premature death worldwide. Public health and other researchers have ... TO
Denver (CO) Post
added Feb 5, 2018 01:22
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[Colorado] Residents vent at pot moratorium meeting

Saguache Town Trustee Terry Gillette summed up the pros and cons of allowing the grows to be approved indiscriminately ...The cons he listed as: increased crime (thefts, violence, illegal grows); in children and teens, hazardous exposure to second-hand sm
Monte Vista (CO) Center Post Dispatch
added Feb 3, 2018 00:12
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[Colorado] Health tip: No smoke and mirrors on teens and marijuana

Just like tobacco, smoke from marijuana can irritate and damage the lungs and make it harder to breathe. This includes secondhand smoke. The good news is almost 70 percent of Pueblo high school students report not having used marijuana in the past month
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Jan 31, 2018 02:34
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Recreational marijuana legalization followed by drop in opioid deaths in Colorado

I have been very concerned about the emerging for-profit marijuana industry turning into the new tobacco industry (reference 1, reference 2), with all the accompanying health problems that increase marijuana use will bring. At the same time, there are s
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:32
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[Colorado] Aurora smoking ban could soon become law

Our partners at Denver7 reported that five 13-year-old girls have been hoping to change the smoking laws in Aurora and secure the Silver Award, the second highest Girl Scouts honor. During Monday night's City Council meeting, the ordinance passed unani
KRDO TV 13 (Colorado Springs, CO)
added Jan 24, 2018 04:43
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[Colorado] Girl Scouts win 1st round at Aurora city hall in making it illegal to smoke inside cars with minors

An ordinance proposed by local Girl Scout troop outlawing smoking cigarettes in cars carrying children got initial approval Monday night from Aurora City Council, but not before a lengthy amendment process and lively debate. The troop’s ordinance seeks t
Aurora (CO) Daily Sun & Sentinel
added Jan 24, 2018 04:43
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Colorado town considers banning smoking in cars

The Aurora City Council is considering making it illegal for smokers to light up in a car if anyone 18 or younger is inside. The proposed ordinance passed unanimously on first reading Monday and ...
Denver (CO) Post
added Jan 23, 2018 23:55
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[Colorado] Girl Scouts celebrate as Aurora smoking ban poised to become law

Five 13-year-old girls were on a mission to secure the coveted Silver Award— the second highest Girl Scouts honor. The project Troop 60789 took on to achieve that goal, took on a life of its own. “We didn't expect it to be big at all. We thought it wou
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Jan 23, 2018 22:35
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Aurora Girl Scouts propose new smoking law for the city

An Aurora Girl Scout troop is proposing a law for the city -- prohibiting smoking in cars with minors ages 18 and under inside. Girl Scout Troop No. 60789 proposes that it comes with a $150 fine that would be raised by $50 for each offense, and a minimu
KXRM Fox 21 / KXTU CW 57
added Jan 17, 2018 09:09
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