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Doctor on influential Colorado board that decides Medicaid drugs received thousands from pharmaceutical companies

A doctor who sits on an advisory board that helps decide when Medicaid patients can be prescribed certain drugs in Colorado has received thousands of dollars in payments and benefits from pharmaceutical companies whose products come before that board for review. Members of the state’s Drug Utilization Review Board are supposed to tell state officials […]

Posted inBusiness, Environment, Health, News, Outdoors

Eight states — including Colorado — sign “Confluence Accords” pledging ethical recreation as a path to economic prosperity

The outdoor recreation industry celebrated its transition to adulthood last week as governor-selected chieftains from eight states signed a first-ever proclamation promising to follow a shared ethic championing outdoor recreation as a path to prosperity. The Confluence Accords outlined a roadmap for the states to promote conservation and stewardship of lands, support environmental education and […]