The 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 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.
Centura Health will no longer hire smokers or tobacco users starting in January of next year.
Authorities said someone smoking in bed with an oxygen tank caused a fire at a Lakewood apartment high rise that injured several people.
The city of Golden is considering banning outdoor smoking in the heart of its entertainment district.
A 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.
Colorado lawmakers voted not to raise the tobacco age from 18 to 21 Wednesday, making Colorado the third state this year to consider but reject the higher smoking age.
Two Western states with some of the nation’s lowest smoking rates are considering cracking down even more by raising the tobacco age to 21.
Right now 18 is the magic age for gambling and buying tobacco, but the age to buy cigarettes could soon change in Colorado.
For the first time ever the Food and Drug Administration is targeting teens and tobacco.