Tag Archives: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Official Wants to Ban Most Marijuana Edibles

MARIJUANA-300A Colorado health official wants to ban many edible forms of marijuana, including brownies, cookies and most candies. Jeff Lawrence of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has recommended retail marijuana edibles be limited to lozenges and tinctures, also known as liquid drops. It’s one of dozens being Continue reading

Students Encouraged to Compete in Radon Poster Contest

RADONColorado students have until October 31st to put their creativity to work promoting awareness of indoor radon risks by participating in the 2015 National Radon Poster Contest. The contest, designed to raise awareness for radon testing and inform people of the danger of radon in their homes, is coordinated by the Colorado Continue reading

State Health Department Says Teen Marijuana Use on the Decline

MARIJUANA-300The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) released new data yesterday showing that teen marijuana use has continued to decrease post legalization.  The newly released data shows that from 2011 to 2013 the rate of current marijuana use among Colorado high school students has Continue reading

TMH Receives Grant for Improved Communications Among Departments

tmh-logo-115The Memorial Hospital Foundation received a $45,000 Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) provider grant award for the Emergency Department Electronic Medical Continue reading

Cigarette Smoking Declining in Colorado

NO SMOKINGWhile cigarette smoking continues to decline in Colorado, addiction to tobacco continues to plague certain groups more than others, according to the 2012 Attitudes and Behaviors Survey on Health recently released by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.  The report shows Continue reading