Marlboro’s owners negotiated Colorado’s proposed tobacco tax hike — and it could help them dominate the cigarette marketBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado attorney general sues Juul, claims vape company marketed to kids and downplayed health risksBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
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.
Vaping also has created a less discussed new environmental problem in discarded pens and the abundant pods that come with them
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
The initiatives, mostly in mountain communities, follow a new state law that allows them to license and tax cigarette sales without penalty
Colorado has the highest teen vaping rate in the country. Why hasn’t it seen more cases of lung illness?
The state Health Department has a team of epidemiologists hunting for answers -- and overlooked cases
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