In Colorado, nine have already joined in the action and more than a dozen cities and counties say they’re considering the move.
If Denver and others join the litigation there will be nearly 20 Colorado local governments filing suit against opioid makers.
Lift The Label provides an array of info, including stories of addiction, tips for recognizing signs of addiction, and treatment resources like medication-assisted treatment.
Conejos, Las Animas, Chaffee, Otero and Alamosa counties and the city of Alamosa have filed suit in U.S. District Court.
An essay the father wrote will be read aloud at the McNichols Building in Denver's Civic Center Park June 5.
The bill would affect prescriptions written for patients in acute but short-term pain. Gov. Hickenlooper has yet to sign the measure into law.
The measure targets prescriptions for acute pain, which may be more sharp and severe but short-term. Not all doctors though are happy with the move.
People usually think of CU Boulder as a party school, but over the weekend nine students celebrated sober living at a special commencement.
The director of the state health department says e-cigarette companies are marketing to teens and putting them at risk.
Public health officials worry that teen use of e-cigarettes could be an emerging disaster, reversing years of declines in smoking.