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.
Frustrated by federal delays getting experimental medications to terminally ill patients, some states are forging so-called “Right To Try” legislation to allow access to the drugs without federal approval.
Lawmakers held off on a directive to implement new restrictions on marijuana edibles in Colorado Thursday, but they will study the issue to consider legislation next year.
Colorado has one of the nation’s most lax vaccination requirements. And a bill to make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has been largely abandoned.
Colorado won’t ban the use of public assistance at marijuana-shop ATMs, despite calls from both Republicans and the pot industry to ban it.
An expansion of Medicaid eligibility that’s expected to add 160,000 adults to public health care assistance in Colorado is being signed into law Monday.
An ambitious plan to make Colorado the first state with universal health care was spiked Friday by its Democratic sponsor.
A state senator who is also the only practicing physician in the Colorado Legislature joined a forum on Sunday in Denver to discuss improvements that could be made to mental health care in Colorado.
Access to a powerful drug that can stop drug overdoses could be expanded in Colorado.
A bill moving forward in the state Legislature would help people without health insurance when they end up in the emergency room.