Tag:DEA

Ridgway Physician to Forgo Practice After Issuing Prescriptions Without License

A former Ridgway physician has agreed to forgo practicing medicine and to pay a penalty after he unlawfully prescribed controlled substances.

DEA Hemp Rule Raises Questions About Compliance

The release of a new interim final rule on hemp from the Drug Enforcement Administration in August has caused some concern within the hemp...

Attorneys Scrutinize USDA Hemp Rules

The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued its first guidance on how hemp can be lawfully produced under the 2018 Farm Bill. But with more than...

New Direction at the U.S. Attorney’s Office

Editor’s Note: This Q&A has been edited for length.  U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn moved to his current office from Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck nine months...

‘The Time to Quibble About the Details is Over’

A search on Amazon for “prescription paper” turns up 808 results. Many boast security features to guard against copying, tampering and other types of...

Bill Allowing Cannabidiol Prescriptions on Governor’s Desk

A bill passed unanimously by the Colorado State Senate near the end of the session has fine tuned regulations on medical marijuana products. The...

In Opioid Fight, Small County Takes on Big Pharma

A lawsuit between a small southern Colorado county and pharmaceutical giants might grow much bigger.  Huerfano County, population just over 6,400, has sued several pharmaceutical...

Colorado Lawmakers Back Hemp

A group of lawmakers filed an amicus brief on Jan. 11 in a case before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals concerning the Drug...