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Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado attorney general sues Juul, claims vape company marketed to kids and downplayed health risks

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has been investigating Juul for about a year. His office worked with state health officials and a Denver-area school district on the probe.

Collections Primary category in which blog post is published

Fourteen for the Fourth: The best stories you may have missed

Some Colorado Sun longreads (and semi-longreads) you may have overlooked, from before the pandemic right up to today

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

A Salvadoran immigrant worked at a Fort Morgan slaughterhouse for 24 years. Coronavirus killed him in 10 days.

Juan Marin loved his life on Colorado’s Eastern Plains, where he worked alongside his two adult children. But he feared contracting COVID-19 at his job.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Public health officials — including in Colorado — face wave of threats, pressure amid coronavirus response

Emily Brown, director of the Rio Grande County Public Health Department in rural Colorado, was fired for the way she responded to the pandemic

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

10 major issues being decided in the final hours of Colorado’s 2020 legislative session

State lawmakers have been busy in the final days of an odd, abbreviated lawmaking term. Here are the big-ticket items that you’ll want to know about.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Coronavirus is killing fewer Colorado nursing home residents, but officials warn the state hasn’t “turned a corner”

Colorado health leaders are working on a plan to lift a three-month ban on family members visiting their loved ones

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado Democrats hand opponents of vaccine bill opportunity to repeal measure at ballot box

Opponents of Senate Bill 163, should it pass as expected, would have until September 12 to collect more than 124,000 signatures to block the legislation from going into effect and force a vote in 2022 on whether to repeal the measure

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Tear-gassing protesters during an infectious outbreak like the coronavirus crisis is “a recipe for disaster”

Even before the coronavirus pandemic, some experts said additional research was needed on the risks of tear gas