Smoking

A man smoking on the Pearl Street Mall (credit: CBS)

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

An image from Thursday's hearing at the Capitol in Colorado (credit: CBS)

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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Age To Buy Cigarettes Could Soon Change In Colorado

Right now 18 is the magic age for gambling and buying tobacco, but the age to buy cigarettes could soon change in Colorado.

02/05/2014

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FDA Gets Aggressive In Fight Against Teen Tobacco Use

For the first time ever the Food and Drug Administration is targeting teens and tobacco.

02/04/2014

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Boulder Bans Smoking On Downtown City Property

Boulder’s city manager has adopted a rule that bans smoking on downtown city property.

01/28/2014

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