Ritter releases smoking reduction stats for Colorado

GOV. RITTER & STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS TO
RELEASE NEW SMOKING-REDUCTION FIGURES

 

 

Gov. Bill Ritter and Colorado Chief Medical Officer Ned Calonge will release new figures today (Monday, Sept. 24) on the smoking rates for adults and youth in Colorado. The adult rate is the lowest since the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment began tracking the data in 1990.

 

WHAT:          News conference to release new smoking-rate reduction statistics for Colorado.

 

WHO:             Gov. Bill Ritter

                        Colorado Chief Medical Officer Ned Calonge

                        James Sullivan, Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club of Pikes Peak

 

WHEN:          10 a.m. today (Monday, Sept. 24, 2007)

 

WHERE:       West Steps, State Capitol (will move inside Capitol if raining)