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Healthy Vision Month highlights critical role of vision care plans

Healthy Vision Month highlights critical role of vision care plans

May is Healthy Vision Month, but most people past the age of 40 – especially those of us who make our livings staring at computer screens — already know the…

Breckenridge community gathers to discuss solutions to skyrocketing prescription drug prices

Breckenridge community gathers to discuss solutions to  skyrocketing prescription drug prices

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. – The Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing (CSRxP) hosted a discussion on Wednesday about rising prescription drug prices and common-sense solutions to fix the broken prescription drug market.…

Runaway prescription drug costs adding to mountain town health-care woes

Runaway prescription drug costs adding to mountain town health-care woes

Already paying among the highest health care costs in the United States, residents of Colorado’s mountain communities are facing another wave of high costs: pharmaceutical drug prices spiraling out of…

Proposed Colorado law would ban marijuana products shaped like animals, humans, fruit

Proposed Colorado law would ban marijuana products shaped like animals, humans, fruit

A Colorado bill aimed at protecting kids from marijuana edibles that are easily confused with candy passed the House Business Affairs & Labor Committee on Tuesday. HB16-1436, sponsored by Reps. Dan…

Bill to lower Western Slope health insurance rates clears Senate committee

Bill to lower Western Slope health insurance rates clears Senate committee

A bipartisan bill to lower Western Slope health insurance rates sponsored by state Sen. Kerry Donovan, D-Vail, made it out of the Senate Committee on Health & Human Services late…

Bill to lower high cost of Colorado health insurance passes state House test

Bill to lower high cost of Colorado health insurance passes state House test

A bipartisan bill in the state House aimed at lowering Western Slope health insurance rates, sponsored by Dillon Democrat Millie Hamner and co-sponsored by Steamboat Springs Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush,…

Native Roots bid to rename Mile High likely to fire up debate over pot, youth, sports

Native Roots bid to rename Mile High likely to fire up debate over pot, youth, sports

Could Sports Authority Field soon be called Native Roots Field at Mile High? Officials at legal marijuana retailer Native Roots, founded by Vail developer Peter Knobel, definitely think so, triggering…

Combating the high cost of health insurance in Colorado mountain communities

Combating the high cost of health insurance in Colorado mountain communities

A bipartisan bill to study geographically leveling the playing field for health insurance customers in Colorado’s mountain resort region passed out of the state House Committee on Health, Insurance and…

Bill targeting skyrocketing drug prices returns for second hearing in Colorado Legislature

Bill targeting skyrocketing drug prices returns for second hearing in Colorado Legislature

Skyrocketing drug prices have inspired lawmakers in 11 states, including Colorado, to introduce legislation requiring pharmaceutical companies to detail how much it costs to research, develop and produce drugs. Colorado’s…

Colorado lawmaker looks to daylight high cost of prescription drugs with transparency bill

Colorado lawmaker looks to daylight high cost of  prescription drugs with transparency bill

A bipartisan bill aimed at compelling pharmaceutical companies to disclose to the state the costs of producing certain prescription drugs will have its first hearing before the Colorado House Committee…

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