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.
Smoking In Fort Collins Just Got A Lot TougherNew smoking rules went into effect on Tuesday in Fort Collins.
New Colorado QuitLine Customized For Native American SmokersAccording to the CDC, cigarette smoking is more common among American Indians than any other racial and ethnic group in the U.S. And research indicates American Indians have a tougher time quitting than other smokers.
United Airlines Passenger Lights Up, Refuses Requests To Stop SmokingA United Airlines flight that departed Denver International Airport bound for Boston on Friday had to return to DIA because of a passenger who was smoking.
Kicking The Habit ... With a Cost: Cautions About ChantixIt's hard to throw those smokes away. So many people turn to pills, patches, and gum to help them kick the habit. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, the FDA has some strong words of warning about the quit smoking aid Chantix.
CU Students Complain About Smoking Ban Not Being EnforcedStudents at the University of Colorado in Boulder say the campus ban on smoking is not working.
Fort Collins Gives Initial Approval To Expanded Smoking BanThe city council gave initial approval to a plan to expand restrictions to outdoor public places, including all city facilities and the busiest part of Old Town.
Colorado Insurance Alert Urges Smokers To QuitColorado insurance Commissioner Marguerite Salazar is urging people to take advantage of smoking cessation programs at no cost through plans under the country's new health-care law.
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.
Apartment High Rise Fire Caused By Someone Smoking In BedAuthorities said someone smoking in bed with an oxygen tank caused a fire at a Lakewood apartment high rise that injured several people.
Golden Considers Downtown Smoking Ban Similar To Boulder'sThe city of Golden is considering banning outdoor smoking in the heart of its entertainment district.
Fort Collins Considers Banning E-CigarettesA Northern Colorado community is looking to expand its smoking restrictions, and among the proposals in Fort Collins is a ban on the popular electronic cigarettes.