prescription drugs

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Colorado wants to import prescription drugs from Canada. How it could work, and why it may not.

Gov. Jared Polis and Democratic lawmakers made drug imports a priority, but it will cost $2.8 million just to explore the idea

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The opioid maker being sued by Colorado for fanning the overdose epidemic says everything it did was FDA-approved

Purdue Pharma, the maker of Oxycontin, has asked a judge in Denver to dismiss the Colorado attorney general’s lawsuit against it

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Colorado lawmakers are weighing whether to allow cheaper prescription drugs to be imported from Canada

Senate Bill 5 is central to Democratic Gov. Jared Polis' campaign to rein in health care costs for Coloradans

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Colorado doctor on influential state Medicaid board resigns after Sun report on pharma money

In his email to state officials resigning from the Colorado Drug Utilization Review Board, dated Aug. 16, Dr. Alex Reish wrote that he had done nothing wrong

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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