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Coloradans and Tobacco

If quitting smoking is your new year’s resolution, the State of Colorado has new resources to help you. Colorado QuitLine is a tool that Coloradans can use to get free products and coaching. According to a news release from the Colorado Department of Health & Environment, QuitLine has recently¬† been updated. New online resources are […]

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Resources for Quitting Smoking

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment sponsors a website, www.tobaccofreeco.org, that is filled with resources to help smokers quit.  Just this week, a new feature was introduced on the site, a downloadable app that can give smokers a powerful incentive to quit.  The app is called “Quit and Save” — and it shows […]

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Great American Smokeout

Today is the Great American Smokeout. Please support anyone you know who is trying to kick the habit. A free program is available from the state to help people stop smoking. The Colorado Quitline will help you develop a quit program tailored to your individual needs. They provide nicotine replacement therapy, and offer telephone coaching. […]

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Great Colorado Smokeout

Today is the “Great American Smokeout”, a day when smokers are encouraged to take the first step and quit smoking. The State Tobacco Education and Prevention Partnership (STEPP) sponsors the Colorado Quitline a free program designed to help smokers quit, and stay smoke-free. They have a team of “support coaches” and online educational information. In […]

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Smoking Ban in Colorado

Colorado lawmakers passed The Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act this past legislative session to protect the health of both the public and employees by reducing their exposure to secondhand smoke. The law creates a safer and healthier environment for employees, families and people statewide to enjoy Colorado‚Äôs restaurants, bars and other indoor establishments. July 1, […]

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Smoke Rises at the State Capitol

Banning smoking in public places in Colorado has risen to the top of many debates this past week as the legislature conducts hearings on proposed bills. But what are some of the smoking facts? According to STEPP (State Tobacco Education & Prevention Partnership), tobacco use is reponsible for more than 4,200 deaths yearly in our […]