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A RURAL CRISIS: THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN THE SAN LUIS VALLEY

Colorado Health Foundation article on how the San Luis Valley has been hit hard by the last decade’s uptick of opioid pill prescriptions and cheap supplies of heroin.​

 

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"INSIGHT: OPIOID BABIES"

Rocky Mountain PBS report on pregnant addicts' limited medical options.

 

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E-CIGS A 'GAME-CHANGER' FOR COLORADO YOUTH

As vaping grows in popularity, concerns arise over its effects on young people.

 

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BOYS' EARLY POT USE LINKED TO ADULT DRUG ABUSE

University of Montreal study shows that boys who start smoking marijuana before they are 15 years old are more likely to have a drug problem when they are adults than those who don't start until they are a few years older. 

 

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BASALT RAISES MINIMUM AGE TO BUY TOBACCO

The Basalt Town Council voted 4-0 in March 2018 to approve an ordinance that increases the minimum age to buy cigarettes and tobacco products from 18 to 21.

 

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