Tobacco

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Cortez Parks and Rec debates making center tobacco-free

The Cortez Parks, Recreation and Forestry advisory board spent its November meeting discussing whether to make the Recreation Center a tobacco-free zone. Right now there is no policy in place to...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Tobacco tax hike dollars would go to health programs

DENVER – Colorado voters are being asked to increase the tax on tobacco products to raise money for an array of state services. The constitutional question asks voters: “Shall state taxes be...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cigarette tax increase proposed for ballot

DENVER – Colorado voters this November could be faced with a ballot question asking them to increase the tax on cigarettes by $1.75 per pack. The Campaign for a Healthy Colorado announced its...

DATE: July 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Legislators turn back effort to raise state smoking age

DENVER – Legislators failed Wednesday to raise Colorado’s smoking age to 21. Rep. Daniel Kagan, D-Cherry Hills Village, provided the decisive vote when he joined six Republicans on the House...

DATE: March 19, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local news

Council spits out tobacco proposal

After a clash of ideologies, the Cortez City Council shut down a draft ordinance establishing a business licensing system for the sale of smokeless tobacco Tuesday. Before the draft ordinance died...

DATE: July 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local news