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.)