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[Colorado] Cortez says ‘no’ to no-smoking zones

Cortez city council has decided not to move forward with a policy that would create designated smoke-free areas on city property. During a workshop on Tuesday, the council discussed the results of a two-month online survey by the parks, recreation and fo
Cortez (CO) Journal
added Apr 29, 2017 03:09
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[Colorado] Hickenlooper vetoes bill to extend tax credit on some cigar sales

Gov. John Hickenlooper uncapped his veto pen for the first time this session to reject a bill that would extend a tax credit on cigars sold to out-of-state consumers, saying the credit hasn’t generated enough economic activity to pay for even one job.
Colorado Statesman
added Apr 29, 2017 02:41
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[Colorado] Aspen considers raising tobacco, e-cigs age to 21

The City Council will hear a presentation tonight that considers raising Aspen's legal age to buy tobacco products and electronic nicotine devices from 18 to 21. Pitkin County Medical Officer Kimberly Levin, who is championing the effort and will join E
Aspen (CO) Times
added Apr 17, 2017 21:51
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[Colorado] Aspen considers changing tobacco laws

One of them would prohibit the sale of all tobacco products to individuals under the age of 21. Right now, you only have to be 18 to buy tobacco in Colorado. The matter was originally brought forward by Dr. Kim Levin, Pitkin County’s medical officer, and
KAJX Aspen (CO) Public Radio
added Apr 17, 2017 18:28
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[Colorado] Tobacco use, teen pregnancy, down

According to figures by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, between 2012 and 2014, 23.3 percent of Puebloans surveyed said they had smoked tobacco within the past 30 days. Although Pueblo's percentage of smokers was notably higher than the s
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Apr 18, 2017 13:21
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[Colorado] JOONDEPH: THE EYES HAVE IT – Secondhand smoke and ‘settled science’

The dangers of secondhand smoke, recently reported in Slate, originated north of us in of all places, Helena, Mont....it is important to keep an open scientific mind to “settled science.” Otherwise, society may be burdened by expensive and unnecessary ta
The Villager (Greenwood Village, CO)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:34
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Smoking ban coming for Colorado Springs and Fountain public housing tenants

The Colorado Springs and Fountain housing authorities plan to go smoke-free.. The housing agencies' moves come after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently announced a rule mandating all public housing units ban smoking within 25
Colorado Springs (CO) Gazette
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Delta County Smoke-Free Public Housing Policy

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has been working with public housing authorities and public health agencies for the past 10 years to reduce the effects of secondhand smoke upon residents. The Delta County Health Department used s
KREX | WesternSlopeNow.com (Grand Junction, CO)
added Mar 28, 2017 02:24
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[Colorado] Smoking to be banned in low-income housing nationwide

“Every Coloradan deserves to live in a smoke-free environment,” said Dr. Larry Wolk, health department executive director and Colorado’s chief medical officer. “This new rule will help protect those living in public housing from dangerous health effects
KXRM Fox 21 / KXTU CW 57
added Mar 23, 2017 01:37
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[Colorado] Cortez Parks Department approves tobacco-free policy

parks department put out an online survey asking Montezuma County residents if they would support tobacco-free zones around city property, including public parks. Out of 865 responses, 492 people said they would strongly support a 50-foot smoke- and vapor
Cortez (CO) Journal
added Mar 18, 2017 18:36
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