Colorado may limit how many pain pills doctors can prescribe as part of the state's fight against opioid addiction. It's one of several bills a bipartisan group of lawmakers will bring to the Capitol next year in hopes of debate and passage. We speak with a lawmaker who helped shape these proposals, and with her mother, whose struggle with addiction motivated her daughter to act. Then, oil and gas drilling is coming closer to a spot in Western Colorado where a nuclear bomb was detonated underground four decades ago.
State Rep's Personal Fight Against Opioid Addiction; Drilling Near Old Nuclear Site
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Ryan Warner is the senior host and editor of Colorado Public Radio's daily interview program "Colorado Matters." He regularly reports on the most important issues facing Colorado - from the state capitol, which includes a monthly interview with the Governor of Colorado - to topics concerning health, education, business, energy and the environment and arts and culture.
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