Craig Landau, a Purdue employee since 1999 who rose to the top job in 2017, is named as a defendant in lawsuits filed by Colorado, Massachusetts, five local governments and more than 100 hospitals
A new Colorado law makes possessing 13,000 fatal fentanyl doses a misdemeanor. Prosecutors are worried.By Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, leader of the push nationally, visited Denver this week after a victory in federal court
Purdue has said it needs to make bonus payments to keep employees and maintain operations at a time of high turnover
Colorado officials created greeting cards to destigmatize the opioid epidemic. They didn’t order nearly enough.
The state made almost 10,000 cards with money from a federal grant but it took only four days for them to go out of stock
The Democratic agenda came with a big price tag. Now Colorado budget writers worry about paying the bill.
The rising costs of Gov. Jared Polis’ full-day kindergarten program is part of an estimated $100 million in additional costs lawmakers will need to cover
Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement that Colorado’s attorney general thinks is inadequate
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser wants negotiations to continue. He says the proposed settlement doesn't go far enough.
Why it might not matter if Colorado’s attorney general doesn’t think the national opioid settlement is sufficient
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser says a bankruptcy court could “cram” a Purdue settlement onto the state. He also says he is examining potential legal action against other opioid companies.
Colorado isn’t part of settlement with opioid maker Purdue Pharma; attorney general calls offer “inadequate”
Colorado is suing Purdue, maker of the potent painkiller OxyContin, and the Sackler family, which owns the pharmaceutical giant, in state court
An increasing number of Denver-area hospitals are offering patients medication in the emergency room to treat their dependencies in the hopes of nudging them into long-term care