Tobacco use is the no. 1 cause of preventable death in the country. In Colorado alone this year, 5,100 adults will die from smoking while 1,900 kids under age 18 will become new daily smokers.
Colorado Press Releases
DENVER, Colo.—Jared Polis enacted legislation today (House Bill 1076) that adds e-cigarettes to Colorado’s statewide smoke-free law and prohibits their use in public places and workplaces. The new law takes effect July 1.
DENVER, Colo.—The Colorado General Assembly passed House Bill 1076 today to add e-cigarettes to the state’s Clean Indoor Air Act and prohibit their use in public places and workplaces. If signed by Gov. Jared Polis, the legislation will take effect on July 1.
DENVER, Colo—The Colorado General Assembly today passed House Bill 1302 to renew Colorado’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection and Treatment Program through 2029. The bill previously passed the House on April 22 and now heads to Gov.
DENVER, Colo.—The Colorado House of Representatives today passed House Bill 1302 to reauthorize Colorado's Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection and Treatment Program through 2029.
Colorado House of Representatives Passes Legislation to Prohibit E-cigarette Use in Public Places; Bill Heads to Senate
DENVER, Colo.—The Colorado House of Representatives today passed a bill with a vote of 48-17 to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes in public places and workplaces.
DENVER, Colo.—Today Governor Jared Polis signed House Bill 1033 that gives all Colorado cities, towns and counties the ability to pass local tobacco control policies to help protect their citizens from tobacco use.
Colorado Legislation Would Allow Local Governments to Regulate Tobacco Products in Their Communities
DENVER, Colo.—The Colorado House of Representatives today passed legislation that would provide local governments the ability to regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, in their own communities. The bill now moves to the Senate.
AVON, Colo.—Nov. 7, 2018—The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in Colorado praises Avon voters for passing a tobacco tax increase that will help curb tobacco use, protect kids and raise new revenue for the community.