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Colorado delegates stake claims in Planned Parenthood frenzy

Undercover footage shot at a Denver Planned Parenthood clinic is at the center of a national debate over whether to pull federal funding from the […]...

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July 31, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

No stinger in sting video aimed at Denver Planned Parenthood – but it still left a political mark

Planned Parenthood Rocky Mountains is the latest target in a series of undercover videos shot by anti-abortion activists from the Center for Medical Progress. The Denver […]...

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July 29, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado denies veterans medical marijuana for post-traumatic stress disorder

Cannabis was hailed as a lifesaver by many veterans who spoke at the Colorado Board of Health’s meeting this Wednesday, though perhaps none more explicitly […]...

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July 17, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Bong-a-Thon, in a town called Stoner, under fire from locals

A giant pot party in the quasi town of Stoner is raising reefer-madness fears in southwest Colorado. The 32nd Annual Colorado Invitational Bong-a-Thon, which advertises “competitive toking”, […]...

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July 8, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Coffman gets on board with “Pregnant Workers Fairness Act”

Colorado congressman Mike Coffman got props from the women’s rights community yesterday as he signed on to be the first Republican co-sponsor of the “Pregnant Workers […]...

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June 26, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

WATCH: Robots explain King v. Burwell ‘Obamacare’ decision

For those scratching their heads after the crucial Affordable Care Act ruling from the Supreme Court of the United States yesterday, the folks at Courts Matter […]...

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June 26, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Supreme Court upholds ‘Obamacare’ federal subsidies

In a 6-3 ruling today, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld a crucial provision of the Affordable Care Act that allows the federal […]...

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June 25, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Planned Parenthood laments losses, throws birth-control bake sale

This legislative session in Colorado was marked by “an unprecedented number of attacks on reproductive health care,” according to a statement released by Planned Parenthood Votes, the […]...

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June 23, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

No shocker for Colorado’s chief doc: Legalizing medical pot doesn’t up teen use

The New York Times yesterday reported about the most in-depth study of teen marijuana use to-date, which found that legalizing medical marijuana doesn’t lead to more teens […]...

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June 16, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Guess how many Coloradans use marijuana; the number will surprise you

What percentage of adults in Colorado would you guess use marijuana? More than 80% 60-80% 40-60% 20-40% Less than 20% Poll Maker Scroll for answer […]...

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June 15, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

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VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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