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CDC: 221 Sickened By Synthetic Marijuana In Colorado

Synthetic marijuana is believed to have sickened 221 people in Colorado during a monthlong outbreak this year, according to a federal report released Thursday.

12/12/2013

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Research Shows Fewer Concussions Are Suffered At High Altitude

Concussions are a major health concern in Colorado, especially among high school athletes. Now new research has found that children in Colorado may be safer than children elsewhere.

12/10/2013

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Jensen Farmers To Plead Guilty Over Tainted Cantaloupes

The owners of Jensen Farms who are charged with putting contaminated cantaloupes into the nation’s food supply in 2011 have made a plea deal and plan to plead guilty.

10/15/2013

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Foundation Helping With Vet Death Benefits Has Ties To Denver

The Fisher House Foundation has agreed to make payments from its own funds to help families of fallen soldiers who lost death benefits because of the government shutdown, and the foundation has ties to Denver.

10/09/2013

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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