In Colorado, 67 people under the age of 24 died of opioid overdoses in 2016, the most recent year for which data is available.
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The statistics are similar to those of other states with medical-aid-in-dying laws.
Former Time Magazine correspondent Jay Newton-Small used to cover politics and foreign policy. Now, she writes the life stories of people with dementia.
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