Denver City Council passed a bill in November that opened the door to an injection site. Hancock's enthusiasm seemed to slow in a new interview.
Unlike previous sessions, Democrats can now propose and pass their own health care agenda.
The city attorney accused drug companies of “providing false and misleading information to doctors and patients about the safety of these drugs."
Colorado's new Democratic attorney general was sworn in on Tuesday.
Weiser will be the first Colorado attorney general in about a decade to belong to the same political party as the state's governor.
Denver’s move to host a supervised drug-use facility still needs approval from Colorado’s legislature before any action can be taken.
If approved through the Colorado legislature, a two-year pilot program would provide a safe place to inject illegal drugs. Trained professionals could prevent overdose deaths and the transfer of preventable diseases like hepatitis and HIV.
One medical ethicist argues the new 7-day prescription limit could make some instances of medical discrimination more common.
A Denver doctor, a Lyons pharmacist and two South Denver pharmacists have been charged with dispensing opioids outside of usual professional practice.
One attorney general candidate thinks there are too many people in jails and prisons — the other wants to focus on sentencing reform.