Doctor Turned State Lawmaker Weighs In On Health Care ReformA doctor turned state lawmaker says the best way to reform our health care system is for the government to set prices.
Bill Aims To Reduce Excess Opioids, Address Crisis In StateA bipartisan bill to help address Colorado’s opioid crisis passed out of a senate committee Thursday and is expected to go before the full state Senate for a vote early next week.
Colorado Alcohol Debate Still Bubbling, Despite New LawLess than a year after Colorado made its biggest alcohol change since the end of Prohibition by allowing more grocers to sell full-strength beer, the state is once again debating where alcohol should be sold.
Pot Pioneer Colorado Just Now Taking Look At PTSD TreatmentThe first state to legalize marijuana is just now taking steps to consider the drug medicine for people suffering from post-traumatic stress.
Bill Would Repeal State Healthcare ExchangeState lawmakers are taking up a bill to repeal Connect for Health Colorado - the state healthcare exchange.
Single-Payer Health Care Supporters Plan To Try AgainSupporter of Amendment 69, the single-payer health care system that was rejected by voters, say they plan to try again.
State Senator Determined To Raise Awareness Of Hidden Health Care CostsThere was a move to cut out the hidden cost of health care at the state Capitol, and to make sure patients know what they're paying for. The bill failed but a state senator is still determined to raise awareness of the problem.
Colorado Could Become The First State To Opt Out Of Affordable Care ActAmendment 69, called ColoradoCare, will be on the state ballot in 2016. If approved, Colorado would become the first state to opt out of the Affordable Care Act and replace it with a health care plan paid for by a payroll tax.
Universal Health Care Advocates Heading To Colorado VotersSupporters of universal health care loaded boxes of resident petitions off an ambulance and onto a stretcher Friday, launching their campaign to make Colorado the first state to opt out of the federal health law..
Universal Health Care Advocates Heading To Colorado VotersSupporters of universal health care loaded boxes of resident petitions off an ambulance and onto a stretcher Friday, launching their campaign to make Colorado the first state to opt out of the federal health law and replace it with taxpayer-funded coverage for all.
Colorado Senate OKs Crackdown On Unregulated Pot GrowersAfter years of trying and failing to make it harder to grow large amounts of pot without paying taxes, the Colorado Senate has given unanimous preliminary approval to a crackdown on unregulated marijuana growers.
Colorado Youth Surveys On Drugs, Sex Under ScrutinyColorado has been asking middle and high school students about their sex lives and drug use for nearly a quarter of a century in anonymous public health surveys.
Bill To Increase Oversight Of Medical Marijuana Caregivers Debated At State CapitolA measure that would increase oversight over medical marijuana caregivers has moved forward at the state Senate.
Vaccine Skeptics Find Unexpected Allies In Conservative GOPAs vaccine skeptics fight laws that would force more parents to inoculate their kids, they are finding unexpected allies in conservative Republicans, including in Colorado.
Bill Would Support Parents Opting Out Of Child VaccinationsMany blame the expanding measles outbreak on the increased number of families choosing not to vaccinate their children. Now there may be a bill to support those parents who are against vaccines.