opioids

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Denver moves forward with plan for supervised injection site for IV-drug users

City Council's ordinance is contingent on state legislation, and flouts federal law

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Denver city councilman, state lawmaker revive plans for safe injection site, in spite of federal law

Drug overdoses kill more people than firearms in Denver and a Colorado state lawmaker calls opioid addiction the “greatest public health crisis of our time”

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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 Colorado Attorney General’s Office alleges that Purdue Pharma’s sales tactics helped drive the overdose epidemic in the state

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The opioid crisis is breaking hearts in Colorado — and that’s forcing doctors to make tough choices

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.

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After Sun report on pharma money and a Colorado Medicaid board, senior state attorney tells board members to be more transparent

The talk comes after it was revealed that one board member, Dr. Alex Reish, received thousands of dollars in benefits from pharmaceutical companies without disclosing them.

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

Dr. Alex Reish received more than $10,000 -- mostly in free food -- from pharmaceutical companies