Opioid epedemic

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The opioid epidemic impacts every level of life in America, from local to state to national. KVNF News spoke with three health care officials about possible solutions for the KVNF listening area.

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  • Over 50 thousand women in Colorado could lose birth control coverage
  • Lawmakers poised to introduce a variety of measures against opioids
  • Towns around the state becoming compliant with state marijuana regs

  • Tipton among bipartisan effort to fight opioid epidemic in Western Colorado
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  • Marijuana tax revenue can't pay for all of education needs in state

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  • US Forest Service continues battle against bark beetles in Western Colorado
  • Hospitals urge lawmakers not to cut over 500 million from budget
  • Health centers across state scramble to fight opioid epedemic
  • CDOT begins work on US 50 around Blue Mesa Reservoir