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Rural Americans in pharmacy deserts hurting for COVID vaccines

111 rural counties, mostly between the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains, have no pharmacy that can give the vaccines. But counties in Colorado pharmacy deserts still are getting vaccines to residents.

Health

Colorado takes a step toward importing drugs from Canada, but the start date is still two years away

The Department of Health Care Policy and Financing predicts big prescription cost savings -- but not for the state’s Medicaid program

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As HIV infection rates rise in Colorado, pharmacies can now prescribe preventative pills

Medication to protect people from contracting HIV was approved in 2012, but public health officials want to increase access to the drug

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Why the DEA is suing Colorado’s pharmacy board as part of an opioid investigation

State officials say they can’t release the data the DEA wants without violating patients’ privacy

Crime and Courts

As with birth control, Colorado makes anti-smoking drugs available at pharmacies — no doctor visit required

Pharmacists in the state can take a three-hour course to be able to prescribe pills, inhalers and nasal sprays — side effects and all

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