August 19, 2022

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Flavored tobacco ban in play in Colorado legislature

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DENVER (KDVR) — Should Colorado crack down on vaping?

Just last December, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock vetoed a city council measure that would have outlawed the sale of flavored nicotine products like vape juice and menthol cigarettes. After the plan in the Mile High City was thrown out, advocates of the ban are bringing it back – at the statehouse.

State lawmakers say they are trying to stop kids from getting their hands on flavored items to smoke, but unlike the Denver debate, opponents are now looking to another state effort as a reason for lawmakers to reconsider.

“I would say most of all what they have to listen to is what the voters told them to do in 2020, which was tax these products, these specific products, so that we can have universal pre-K,” said…

Gabrielle Franklin

2022-04-04 21:05:11

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