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Flu Claims Another Child’s Life In Colorado

Another death from the influenza has been reported in Colorado. It was the second child to die from the flu this season in Colorado.

12/31/2014

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Marijuana Research Projects Getting State Funding

Colorado was poised Wednesday to award more than $8 million for medical marijuana research, a step toward addressing complaints that little is known about pot’s medical potential.

12/17/2014

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Ranking: Colorado Least Obese State In U.S.

Colorado ranks number one in physical activity and the lowest in diabetes prevalence along with being the least obese state in the U.S. according to a new study.

12/10/2014

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session in 2013 (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Wrestle Over Birth-Control Funding

Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control such as intrauterine devices have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives.

11/27/2014

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Deadline Nearing For Edible Pot Rule Changes

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP/CBS4) – Colorado authorities searching for a new look for edible pot are meeting for a final time Monday to try to find a way to make edibles look distinct from other foods […]

11/17/2014

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Pot Treats May Face Colorado Scrutiny

Saying they’re still worried that edible pot sweets are too attractive to kids, Colorado health authorities plan to ask Monday for a new panel to decide which marijuana foods and drinks look too much like regular snacks.

11/16/2014

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Fighting Denver’s Brown Cloud Could Mean ‘Action Days’ This Winter

Brown clouds are common along the Front Range on very cold days with little wind to mix the atmosphere.

11/02/2014

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Colorado Proposes Edible Pot Ban, Then Retreats

Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public.

10/20/2014

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3 Denver Area Hospitals Designated To Treat Ebola Patients

The state’s department of public health has designated Denver Health, Children’s Hospital and University Hospital as the three facilities that would care for an Ebola patient, should one be diagnosed in Colorado.

10/17/2014

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Frontier Plane With Ebola Patient Decontaminated, Stored In Denver

The Frontier Airlines plane that carried a nurse diagnosed with the Ebola virus has been decontaminated and stored in a hangar at Denver International Airport.

10/15/2014

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