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Opinion: Denver must end the sale of flavored tobacco products that lure and addict youth

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and the tobacco industry’s continued targeting of marginalized groups, tobacco control and prevention are more important than ever.

Opinion Columns

Colorado attorney general sues Juul, claims vape company marketed to kids and downplayed health risks

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has been investigating Juul for about a year. His office worked with state health officials and a Denver-area school district on the probe.

Crime and Courts

Opinion: Teen vaping cannot be Colorado’s new normal. This is a preventable epidemic

Opinion Columns

Colorado lawmakers will weigh in 2020 whether to ban flavored vaping products

One potential spoiler: Gov. Jared Polis, who has shown a libertarian streak on health issues

Politics and Government

Could a new nicotine tax pay for free preschool in Colorado? Advocates want to ask voters in November.

New taxes on a pack of cigarettes or vaping products would range from $1.20 to $2.60, depending on which version of the ballot proposal is selected. Currently, taxes are 84 cents a pack, among the lowest in the country.

News

Colorado communities do what state lawmakers wouldn’t: Raise taxes on cigarettes, vaping products

The initiatives, mostly in mountain communities, follow a new state law that allows them to license and tax cigarette sales without penalty

Health

Colorado’s attorney general will investigate whether Juul marketed to kids, misled on smoking cessation

The probe comes amid policy and public-awareness pushes in Colorado around teen vaping. But Gov. Jared Polis isn’t on board with at least one of the plans -- banning flavored e-cigarettes

Health

Opinion: Boulder misses the mark on e-cigarettes

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Placing vape devices under Clean Indoor Air Act will help public health. But more must be done.

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Jared Polis’ plan to ask voters for nicotine tax overwhelmingly rejected by Colorado Senate

House Bill 1333 would have asked voters in November to approve a uniform 62 percent tax on nicotine products

Politics and Government

Opinion: Polis touted e-cigs as helpful. Now he backs bad policy that would put 62% tax on nicotine in vape fuel

Opinion Columns