Bill Could Raise Age For Tobacco, Vaping ProductsA bill at the state Capitol would allow cities and counties in Colorado to raise the age to buy and use nicotine and tobacco products.
Lawmakers Plan To Amend Clean Indoor Air Act To Include E-CigarettesFinding a place to vape in Colorado could soon be as hard as finding a place to smoke. State lawmakers plan to amend the Clean Indoor Air Act to include e-cigarettes.
New Federal Law Bans Smoking In Public HousingA nationwide ban on smoking in public housing facilities will take effect at the end of July.
Smoking Rates In U.S. Hit All-Time Low, CDC SaysAbout 14 percent of U.S adults admit to being smokers last year, down from about 16 percent in 2016, government figures from the CDC show.
Cancer Survivors Rally To Limit E-Cigarette Use Among TeensA group made up of cancer patients and cancer survivors rallied on the steps of the state Capitol on Thursday to try to stop the younger generation from smoking.
Should Nonsmokers Get Extra Days Off?Researchers say nonsmokers should get at least six extra days of vacation time since they spend more time on the clock working.
DeGette Wants To Raise Legal Smoking AgeRep. Diana DeGette, a Democrat representing Colorado in Congress, wants to raise the smoking age in America.
NYC Hikes Price Of Pack Of Cigarettes To $13, Highest In USThe price of a pack of cigarettes in New York City is going up — to at least $13 — and the number of places you can buy them is going down under legislation signed Monday by the mayor.
Amendment 72 Defeated, Colorado Voters Reject New Tobacco TaxA proposal on the ballot to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes in Colorado to $2.59 has been rejected.
Cigarette Sales Increase By More Than A Million Packs From 2014 To 2015 In ColoradoCigarette sales in Colorado have increased for the first time in nearly a decade. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reports more than a million additional packs were sold in 2015 over 2014.
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.