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.
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.
Opinion: Teen vaping cannot be Colorado’s new normal. This is a preventable epidemic
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
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.
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
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
Opinion: Placing vape devices under Clean Indoor Air Act will help public health. But more must be done.
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