Government programs and healthcare innovators, including many in Colorado, have begun introducing potential solutions to combat the myriad of problems created by opioid misuse
Colorado woman gets prison for fatal heroin sale after U.S. attorney vows to treat overdose deaths as homicidesBy The Associated Press Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado officials created greeting cards to destigmatize the opioid epidemic. They didn’t order nearly enough.By Jennifer Brown Health Primary category in which blog post is published
Why it might not matter if Colorado’s attorney general doesn’t think the national opioid settlement is sufficientBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
AG Phil Weiser backs Philly in lawsuit over supervised-drug-use sites, even if Colorado’s effort is stalled
Weiser joined attorneys general from six other states in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the Philadelphia non-profit Safehouse
City Council's ordinance is contingent on state legislation, and flouts federal law
As the U.S., Colorado work to address the opioid epidemic, hospitals are seeing a major increase in deadly heart infections caused by injection drug use. That’s left doctors facing difficult moral and ethical decisions.