A group that calls itself Colorado for Psilocybin, after the fungi’s scientific name, wants to do away with felony charges for people caught with psychedelic mushrooms.
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E.R. Dr. Emmy Betz and Dr. Larry Wolk, the head of the state's public health department, talk about a lack of funding for gun research, and a few bright spots.
The state also documented record numbers in 2017 for deaths involving opioids, fentanyl and methamphetamine.
Rob Kelly was a star safety with the Saints, but because of his brain injuries, his wife Emily is now leading the couple into uncharted territory.
It's more than a call for action, the blueprint provides examples of effective state efforts that could be used at both the fed and state levels.
Lois Fink of Fort Collins lost her colon to Crohn's disease. She writes about her new life in “Courage Takes Guts: Lessons Learned from a Lost Colon.”
In Colorado, 67 people under the age of 24 died of opioid overdoses in 2016, the most recent year for which data is available.
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.
"The idea of taking money that's from the tobacco industry is just antithetical to everything we do," said Karen Emmons of Harvard's public health school.
Ten Colorado hospitals across the state participated in a six-month pilot project to cut opioid use called the Colorado Opioid Safety Collaborative.
The H3N2 strain, along with other flu viruses, has led to one of the worst outbreaks in state history.
For more than four decades, Arapahoe House provided an array of treatment services to about 5000 people a year, meeting a key community niche.
In the Washington Post, Coffman warns the Trump administration that it's "too late" to dismantle the industry.