Dr. Christian Thurstone, right, an adolescent psychiatrist, gives instruction to a patient, who requested not to be identified, about a prescription at Denver Health’s STEP Program office on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 in Denver.
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He’s 16 but his baby face makes him look a little older than 10, his age when he first tried marijuana.
The Colorado House of Representatives gave lawmakers who live outside of the Denver area a 22% cost of living increase last week. The measure passed under the radar with no debate. But now some lawmakers are speaking out in advance of the bill heading to the senate.
The sweeping federal farm bill that allocates billions of dollars to subsidy and other agricultural programs is up for reauthorization later this year and Colorado Republican Congressman Cory Gardner is gathering input from farmers and ranchers across his Fourth Congressional District this week.
State lawmakers are expected to take up a package of election reforms this week proposed by Secretary of State Scott Gessler. It’s just one of more than a dozen pieces of legislation Gessler is hoping to get approved during the session.