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Dems to Again Push Right to Die Bill

DEMOCRAT-2-300Colorado Democrats will try again next year to give terminally ill patients the option to end their lives with doctor-prescribed medication. A similar proposal last session failed. But supporters of the idea are hoping they’ll have momentum after California’s governor signed right-to-die legislation this week. Other states Continue reading

Lawmakers Defeat Right-to-Die Legislation

co-state-capitol-300Colorado lawmakers rejected a proposal to let terminally ill patients choose when they die with the help of doctor-prescribed medications. Lawmakers on a House committee Friday voted against the proposal 8-5 after about 10 hours of Continue reading

Lawmakers Mulling Right-to-die Legislation

co-state-capitol-300Colorado Democrats are introducing legislation to allow the terminally ill choose when they die, with the help of doctor-prescribed medication. Democrats from the House and Senate announced details of the proposal yesterday, Continue reading

Governor to Sign Medical Marijuana Health Study Bill

MARIJUANA-300Today, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will sign into law SB-155, the “Medical Marijuana Health Effects Grant Program.” The bill will fund $10 million of research into the medical efficacy of marijuana.  The Medical Marijuana Industry Group points out recent media coverage of many Continue reading

Colorado to Become First “Right To Try” State

co-state-capitol-300Colorado is poised to become the first state in the nation to allow terminally ill patients to access safe experimental medications that could save their lives, even when those medicines are years away from Continue reading