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Kicking The Habit … With a Cost: Cautions About Chantix

It’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.

03/10/2015

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CU Students Complain About Smoking Ban Not Being Enforced

Students at the University of Colorado in Boulder say the campus ban on smoking is not working.

03/08/2015

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Fort Collins Gives Initial Approval To Expanded Smoking Ban

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.

02/04/2015

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Colorado Insurance Alert Urges Smokers To Quit

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.

11/20/2014

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Smokers, Tobacco Users Won’t Be Hired By Centura Health

Centura Health will no longer hire smokers or tobacco users starting in January of next year.

11/20/2014

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Apartment High Rise Fire Caused By Someone Smoking In Bed

Authorities said someone smoking in bed with an oxygen tank caused a fire at a Lakewood apartment high rise that injured several people.

06/30/2014

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Golden Considers Downtown Smoking Ban Similar To Boulder’s

The city of Golden is considering banning outdoor smoking in the heart of its entertainment district.

06/23/2014

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Fort Collins Considers Banning E-Cigarettes

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.

05/20/2014

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Colorado Won’t Hike Tobacco Age To 21

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.

03/19/2014

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Colorado, Utah Both Move To Hike Smoking Age To 21

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.

02/21/2014

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