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The inside story of how one opioid company spread millions of pain pills around Colorado, according to a newly unsealed court document

The sales rep for one of America’s most prominent opioid manufacturers walked out of a Wheat Ridge pain clinic in May 2010 and couldn’t help but notice something odd. “[M]ost patients were young and particularly healthy looking,” he wrote in a note on the visit. Reps from Purdue Pharma were hardly unfamiliar with Dr. Kevin […]

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Jared Polis met with Colorado’s Republican attorney general, Cynthia Coffman, days after winning governor’s race nomination

Days after he won the Democratic nomination for governor, Jared Polis met with former Republican candidate Cynthia Coffman. The conversation didn’t go unnoticed — word trickled back to Republican Walker Stapleton’s campaign — and it raises speculation about whether Coffman would endorse Polis, instead of her party’s nominee. In an interview Tuesday with The Colorado Sun, Polis for the first […]