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.
FDA Releases Plan To Cut Nicotine In CigarettesThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced their plan to drastically cut the amount of nicotine found in tobacco cigarettes.
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.
FDA Proposes Less Nicotine In Cigarettes To Fight AddictionThe FDA will attempt to regulate the level of nicotine in cigarettes for the first time ever, with the hope of lowering cigarette addiction.
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.
Multiple Porch Fires In Greeley Started By CigarettesGreeley firefighters put out at least three porch fires last week they said could have been prevented.
Colorado Students Partake In Kick Butts DayYoung people in Colorado are joining peers across the country to say "no" to big tobacco.