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Orlando Martinez leaving court on Monday (credit: CBS)

Tobacco Shop Owner Accused Of Selling Spice Appears In Court

The owner of a Denver tobacco shop facing charges for allegedly selling spice appeared in court on Monday.

10/08/2013

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CDC: 4 In Colorado Sick From Salmonella In Chicken

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says four people in Colorado have gotten sick from salmonella in chicken.

10/08/2013

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Synthetic Marijuana Death Prompts Lawsuit

The death of a 19-year-old who died after smoking synthetic marijuana has prompted a wrongful death suit against a Colorado Springs convenience store.

09/23/2013

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Feds Probe Likely Synthetic Pot Outbreak In Colorado

A federal team has arrived in Colorado to help investigate hospital reports that synthetic marijuana is to blame for scores of recent illnesses and possibly three fatalities in Denver and Colorado Springs.

09/10/2013

"Spice" is a synthetic, legal form of marijuana labeled "not for human consumption," but young people are smoking it to get high. (credit: CBS)

CDC Experts To Investigate Spice Hospitalizations In Denver

Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are traveling to Denver to investigate an alarming number of people hospitalized after using synthetic marijuana.

09/06/2013

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked To NM Poultry Hatchery

A national outbreak of salmonella has been linked to an eastern New Mexico hatchery that sells live baby chickens, ducks and other poultry by mail and supplies them to feed stores, state health officials announced Monday.

08/21/2013

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Colorado West Nile Death Traced To Cleared Blood

A Colorado West Nile death has been traced to a transfusion of blood that was screened for the virus, federal health officials reported Thursday.

08/08/2013

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Colorado Launching Statewide Health Challenge

Colorado has one of the nation’s lowest obesity rates, but more than half its residents are overweight or obese.

07/09/2013

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Summer’s Here: Keep Kids Safe Around Water

Thousands of people from 22 countries came together this week to spread water safety awareness and attempt to break a Guinness World Record.

06/21/2013

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Requests For Hepatitis A Vaccine Skyrocket After Outbreak

Colorado health officials say the state is home to 12 of the 49 hepatitis A illnesses that have been reported in seven states since late April.

06/05/2013

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