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Flash Mob Held To Get FDA’s Attention For Colorado Boy With MD

Classmates showing support for a young boy with a debilitating condition gathered for a flash mob Tuesday afternoon.

03/18/2014

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Colorado Pot Aids Kids With Seizures, Worries Doctors

The doctors were out of ideas to help 5-year-old Charlotte Figi. Suffering from a rare genetic disorder, she had as many as 300 grand mal seizures a week, used a wheelchair, went into repeated cardiac arrest and could barely speak.

02/18/2014

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FDA Gets Aggressive In Fight Against Teen Tobacco Use

For the first time ever the Food and Drug Administration is targeting teens and tobacco.

02/04/2014

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Farmers Get Probation In Fatal Listeria Outbreak

Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from a deadly listeria outbreak in 2011 were sentenced Tuesday to five years of probation and six months of home detention.

01/28/2014

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Health Department Wants FDA To Regulate E-Cigarettes

The Colorado Department Of Health is asking the Food And Drug Administration to regulate the electronic cigarette industry.

01/22/2014

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Listeria Cantaloupe Farmers Seek Probation

Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to charges related to a deadly listeria outbreak in 2011 are asking a federal judge for probation.

01/16/2014

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Vending Machine Customers React To New Rules

Within a year President Barack Obama’s health care plan will require calorie information be displayed on vending machines to help people make healthier choices.

12/30/2013

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Sen. Bennet Behind Prescription Drug Tracking Law

One of Colorado’s U.S. senators is behind a sweeping new drug safety law — the first in decades. It allows the government to track prescription drugs the same way companies like FedEx track packages.

12/04/2013

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New Process Detects Contaminants In Marijuana

The microscope at the University of New Haven shows a marijuana leaf covered with dozens of tiny bumps. It’s mold, and someone, somewhere could be smoking similarly contaminated pot and not have a clue.

12/01/2013

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DNA Testing Company Ordered To Stop Selling Over-The-Counter Test

The Food and Drug Administration has ordered a DNA testing company to stop selling its over-the-counter test. The FDA claims the test is being sold illegally to diagnose diseases with no proof it actually works.

11/25/2013

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