Tag Archives: Larry Wolk

CO set to slash funds for controversial student health survey

Two years after a controversial student health survey sparked protracted debate at the State Board of Education, questions about the survey’s value have moved to […]...

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March 28, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Q&A: Why the Colorado health department says fracking’s risk to health is “low”

Three weeks ago, University of Colorado researchers published a study linking diagnoses of a certain kind of blood cancer to the likelihood of living within […]...

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March 6, 2017 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Q&A: Colorado’s Chief Medical Officer on the health impacts of fracking

Last month, The Greeley Tribune published a story with the headline “Weld County health incidents level with rest of state, despite more oil and gas […]...

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September 26, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Will GOP strike down a birth-control program that reduces abortions?

Colorado lawmakers are looking at introducing legislation to fund a tested and proven program to reduce unwanted teen pregnancy in Colorado that Republican lawmakers tanked […]...

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November 12, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Veterans and abuse survivors sue Colorado for banning marijuana in PTSD treatement

When the Colorado Board of Health voted against adding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana last month, a core […]...

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August 27, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Homebrew: Colorado Department of Human Services faces federal sanctions — again

Hardly working Colorado’s Department of Human Services could face a $4.8 million sanction for failing to meet a federal requirement that 50 percent of Colorado Works […]...

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July 24, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

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

Statetap: Native American mascot bill passes House

Fair Play The Colorado House passed a bill that would force public schools with American Indian mascots to get approval from the Colorado Commission of […]...

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April 14, 2015 Just In, Uncategorized, Wiretap

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EVENT: 2017 Heroes of Sustainability Fundraiser

Join the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado on April 27, 2017 at the Sheraton downtown 6 p.m. for its annual Hero of Sustainability event, a dinner, […]

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Colorado secretary of state on 2016 Electoral College vote: ‘They’re investigating’

  “They’re investigating.” That’s what Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams said this week about the state attorney general’s office and a probe into what […]

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