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Clean Indoor Air Act Add E-cigarettes Remove Exceptions

Concerning updates to the "Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act", and, in connection therewith, removing certain exceptions and adding provisions relevant to the use of electronic smoking devices.
2019 Regular Session
Business & Economic Development
Liquor, Tobacco, & Marijuana
Public Health
Bill Summary

The bill amends the "Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act" by:

  • Adding a definition of "electronic smoking device" (ESD) to include e-cigarettes and similar devices within the scope of the act;
  • Citing the results of recent research on ESD emissions and their effects on human health as part of the legislative declaration;
  • Eliminating the existing exceptions for certain places of business in which smoking may be permitted, such as airport smoking concessions, businesses with 3 or fewer employees, designated smoking rooms in hotels, and designated smoking areas in assisted living facilities; and
  • Repealing the ability of property owners and managers to designate smoking and nonsmoking areas through the posting of signs.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


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