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glass of wine, courtesy Dr Dave Hnida

A ‘Little’ Splash May Buzz You

People who drink wine often don’t accurately judge just how much alcohol they are consuming. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at a new study that blames the shape, color, and location of the glass for an cup that runneth over.

09/30/2013

A man smiles at a joint handout event in September. (credit: CBS)

Hundreds Line Up For Free Joints As Part Of Pot Tax Protest

Hundreds of people lined up to get a free joint in Civic Center Park on Monday as part of a protest of the state of Colorado’s plan to heavily tax recreational marijuana.

09/09/2013

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Pro-Pot Billboard’s Message To NFL: You Are Driving Players To Drink

A new billboard that has gone up next to Sports Authority Field at Mile High just before the Broncos season opener in Denver is getting lots of attention for its strong statement in opposition to the NFL’s policy on marijuana.

09/05/2013

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Colorado Senator’s ‘Drinking With Dad’ Bill Easily Rejected

A proposal to allow Coloradans between 18 and 21 to drink alcohol with their parents has been overwhelmingly rejected.

01/30/2013

Great Divide Brewing Company (credit: CBS)

Colorado Bill Would Let Parents Buy Alcohol For Adult Children

Parents could be able buy alcohol for their children at Colorado bars and restaurants if they were 18 and older but not 21 yet, under a proposal by a Republican lawmaker.

01/07/2013

Esequiel Padilla-Villalobos, left, Gabriela Acosta, right (credit: CBS)

Man Suspected Of Killing Girl, 14, Had ‘Bad Thoughts’

A Westminster man could be formally charged soon with killing his girlfriend’s 14-year-old sister.

12/27/2012

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DPD Changes Gears, Will Now Enforce Drunk Biking Policy

Officials with the Denver Police Department are adjusting their enforcement policy regarding drinking and bikes after a scooter driver who got in a wreck with a biker claimed his case wasn’t being handled fairly.

11/22/2012

Scott Thoemke (credit: CBS)

Broncos Season Ticket Holder Upset Over Treatment At Stadium

A longtime Broncos season ticket holder says he has been ordered to complete the NFL’s new fan conduct course or he can’t come back for another game.

11/16/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

Dr. Dave Hnida (credit: CBS)

Is DWC Like A DUI?

Forget the effects of cold medicine. How dangerous are you behind the wheel if you simply have a bad cold? Dr. Dave Hnida reports on new research that compares driving while sick to driving while drinking.

01/30/2012

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