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“Collision course”: Colorado’s governor opposes heavily lobbied effort to ban flavored tobacco, nicotine products

If passed, House Bill 1064 would siphon as much as $25.2 million in annual tax revenue from Gov. Jared Polis’ signature universal preschool program

Politics and Government

Proposition EE will raise taxes on tobacco products in Colorado — with one very big exception

The ballot question, if passed, would actually reduce the taxes on one special subset of items, called modified-risk tobacco products, which tobacco giant Altria sees as the future of its business

Politics and Government

Marlboro’s owners negotiated Colorado’s proposed tobacco tax hike — and it could help them dominate the cigarette market

The ballot question, if approved by voters in November, would require a pack of cigarettes to be sold for no less than $7 starting in January. That could effectively hand more market share to Altria.

Politics and Government

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

Opinion: It’s time for Colorado to respond to the teen vaping epidemic

Opinion Columns

If Congress doesn’t raise the tobacco-purchasing age to 21, Colorado lawmakers next year will try to

A pair of Democrats have already been working on legislation to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the state, which is currently 18 years old

Politics and Government

Jim Morrissey: Seasonal vaping

Cartoons

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

Cigarettes all over again? Colorado has the highest youth vaping rate in the country.

Some Colorado towns got fed up waiting for the state to crack down on youth sales. They're not waiting for history to repeat itself.

Health