Durango students after classmate’s overdose death inspire Narcan bill at Colorado Legislature

Students in Colorado would be expressly allowed to carry drug overdose reversal medication on campus and at school activities under a bill working its way through the Legislature, a policy that advocates say is a reasonable application of harm reduction thinking.

Legislative Look Ahead: Public Safety, Cost of Living, the State’s Litigious Environment in Focus

The Colorado Legislature began its session Jan. 10, and property tax, public safety and the cost of living are expected to be top priorities.

Colorado committee votes down overdose prevention center bill for next legislative session

A bill that would allow cities to authorize overdose prevention centers in Colorado will not move through an interim committee to get introduced in the Legislature next year.

Colorado Social Media and Fentanyl Report Released

AG Weiser announced the release of a report highlighting how the internet and social media platforms are used for illicit drug activity.

Preview: Colorado General Assembly Session Begins Jan. 9

As Democrats continue to have a stronghold in the Colorado General Assembly, it’s expected some major legislation could be passed this year in their favor.

2022 Legislative Report – A Frenzied End to the Legislative Session Leads into a Chaotic Campaign Season

Brownstein shareholder Sarah Mercer and policy advisor Jia Meeks provide a summary of the Colorado legislative session in this opinion piece.

Fentanyl Bill Stalls in Senate Judiciary Committee After Testimony and Opposition Rally

With two weeks left in session at the Colorado GA, the clock to pass one of this year's most watched bills is ticking.

Fentanyl Bill Passes First Committee Vote with Amendments Following Emotional Hearing

A bill to address the fentanyl crisis passed its first committee vote on Wednesday with amendments to add harsher penalties for possession.