Boulder’s city manager has adopted a rule that bans smoking on downtown city property.
Some call it a less harmful alternative to tobacco and others believe it needs more study. Whatever the opinion the use of e-cigarettes is definitely on the rise.
The high fire danger across the Front Range has prompted Jefferson County officials to ban smoking in all parks until conditions get safer.
More communities are enacting fire restrictions as hot, dry, gusty weather fuels wildfires around Colorado.
If 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.
“Besides a few people I’ve been to war with, my list of heroes is like a sparse cupboard, which became a little more barren with the death of a friend today,” Dr. Dave Hnida writes in reference to the passing of Dr. C. Everett Koop.
Fort Collins may join the list of cities that have banned smoking on restaurant patios.
Boulder is now banning smoking on the Pearl Street Mall.
Those hoping to kick the habit of lighting up can get some extra help from the Colorado Quitline. The free call-in service has helped more than 77,000 people stop smoking in the past decade.
Even outdoor smoking might soon be banned from Boulder’s Pearl Street Mall.