How Parents Are Helping Their Kids OverdoseIt’s a message that we give parents at every visit: keep all medications out of the reach of children-- and teens. But a new study says that advice is being ignored.
State Creates Permanent Household Medication Drop-Off LocationsColorado health officials are setting up permanent locations across the state for people to dispose of medications they no longer need in an effort to reduce prescription drug abuse.
Growing Trend: Americans Looking To Canada For Prescription DrugsCBS4 Investigator Rick Sallinger looked into the trend of people going north of the border for life-saving medicine as a way around the skyrocketing prices of prescription drugs.
CBS4 Investigation: Prescription Drugs Sold 'Under the Counter' At Grocery StoresA CBS4 hidden camera investigation revealed some Denver grocery store clerks selling prescription drugs without a license.
Hundreds Of Pounds Of Drugs Taken Back On 'Drug Take Back Day'Law enforcement officers across the Denver metro area collected hundreds of pounds of prescription drugs on Drug Take Back Day.
Take Back Day For Unwanted, Expired Prescription MedicationsSeveral locations across Colorado will take part in a national drive to dispose of prescription drugs on Saturday.
How Drug Companies Get Away With Drastically Raising Prescription Drug PricesIncreases in prescription drug prices are affecting patients nationwide and in Colorado.
Pharmacy Robbery Suspects Identified, Arrest Warrants IssuedPolice in Loveland have identified two people wanted for stealing money and drugs from a pharmacy last week.
Lawmakers Want Pills That Can't Be Crushed & Snorted, Melted & InjectedLawmakers want to help curb prescription drug abuse in Colorado, a state they say has one of the highest abuse rates in the country.
Colorado Residents Can Drop Off Unused Prescription Drugs On SaturdayCities along the Front Range are accepting unused and expired prescription medication on Saturday to prevent them from being abused or disposed of improperly.
Health Officials Team Up With Law Enforcement To Tackle Prescription Drug AbuseColorado has the second highest rate of prescription drug abuse in the nation. More people die from drug overdoses than car crashes every year. Now health officials are teaming up with law enforcement to tackle the problem.
Drug Take Back Event Helps Dispose Of Prescription Drugs A national drive to dispose of prescription drugs took place on Friday across the country.