Amendment 72 Defeated, Colorado Voters Reject New Tobacco TaxA proposal on the ballot to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes in Colorado to $2.59 has been rejected.
Cigarette Sales Increase By More Than A Million Packs From 2014 To 2015 In ColoradoCigarette sales in Colorado have increased for the first time in nearly a decade. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reports more than a million additional packs were sold in 2015 over 2014.
Rep. DeGette Introduces Legislation To Raise The Age To Buy Cigarettes In U.S.There's a push to try to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes in the United States. Right now it is 18, but that could change to 21 if a Colorado congresswoman gets her way.
Multiple Porch Fires In Greeley Started By CigarettesGreeley firefighters put out at least three porch fires last week they said could have been prevented.
Colorado Students Partake In Kick Butts DayYoung people in Colorado are joining peers across the country to say "no" to big tobacco.
Smokers, Tobacco Users Won't Be Hired By Centura HealthCentura Health will no longer hire smokers or tobacco users starting in January of next year.
Golden Considers Downtown Smoking Ban Similar To Boulder'sThe city of Golden is considering banning outdoor smoking in the heart of its entertainment district.
E-Cigs Equal E Z-Quit?The latest and greatest way to kick the cigarette habit is "E-Cigs." Nicotine vapor filled tubes that are supposed to make your yearnings for the real deal smolder to ashes. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida reports, a new report shows E-cigs aren't necessarily a magic puff.
Nicotine Device Bill Advances In ColoradoThe Colorado House has voted to expand the definition of tobacco products that are off-limits to minors.
Age To Buy Cigarettes Could Soon Change In ColoradoRight now 18 is the magic age for gambling and buying tobacco, but the age to buy cigarettes could soon change in Colorado.
CVS Caremark Plans To Stop Tobacco Products SalesCVS Caremark's decision to pull cigarettes and other tobacco products from its stores could ripple beyond the nation's second-largest drugstore chain.
Chomp As Long As You NeedIf you've tried to use gum, patches or nicotine lozenges to help you quit smoking, you know how hard it is to follow the timeframes on the instructions. But now the FDA has loosened the reins on the rules, CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports.