A new study also says that Colorado leads 37 states surveyed for use of electronic cigarettes among high school students.
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The Food and Drug Administration approved the medication, called Epidiolex, to treat two rare forms of epilepsy that begin in childhood.
What some child welfare advocates see as necessary precautions can place parents legally treating their children with medical marijuana under allegations of child abuse.
Colorado doctors and advocates for gun safety are promoting a program they say is designed to protect children from firearms.
If the drug is approved, some worry that could curtail medical marijuana programs already operating in more than two dozen states.
Ellie Klein will be one of Dr. Chris Carey's first patients to undergo a vaginoplasty, a procedure with pent-up demand in Colorado and nationwide.
Students at two very different schools weighed in on self-medicating with marijuana and how their peers of color are punished more harshly for possession.
In Colorado, nine have already joined in the action and more than a dozen cities and counties say they’re considering the move.
Loved ones should feel free to ask questions and intervene if they sense a loved one is considering ending their life, an expert says.
If Denver and others join the litigation there will be nearly 20 Colorado local governments filing suit against opioid makers.
Critics called for lawmakers to explore all options to pass at least some bills — including calling themselves back for a special session.
Conejos, Las Animas, Chaffee, Otero and Alamosa counties and the city of Alamosa have filed suit in U.S. District Court.
Dr. Dick Fulton is a retired radiologist who has patents for 50 medical devices, with number 51 on the way.
The bill would affect prescriptions written for patients in acute but short-term pain. Gov. Hickenlooper has yet to sign the measure into law.
Positive tests for opiates have fallen since 2012, the year marijuana was legalized in Colorado.