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October 30, 2019
Colorado

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. Teens in Colorado are also using electronic cigarette at alarming rates as the state and

August 1, 2019
Colorado

DENVER, Colo.—Colorado gets mixed results for its policies and legislation to prevent cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). In the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to

May 29, 2019
Colorado

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. RJ Ours, the Colorado government relations director for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN),

May 16, 2019
Colorado

DENVER, Colo— Flanked by cancer patients, survivors and advocates, Gov. Jared Polis signed House Bill 1302 into law, renewing Colorado’s Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection and Treatment Program for another 10 years to provide cancer treatment for low-income, uninsured and under-insured women. "Unfortunately, people without health insurance have lower

State Contacts

Eric Heydorn
Colorado Grassroots Manager
Denver
RJ Ours
Colorado Government Relations Director
Noe Baker
Senior Specialist, Media Advocacy

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