Colorado voters will be deciding in November whether the state should become the first to completely legalize marijuana. This week, the group Sensible Colorado announced that they have collected enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot.
Bob Wiley is a local spokesperson for the group. He says... more »
The Drug Enforcement Administration says the most commonly abused drugs in America today come from the medicine cabinet. Over the last decade the number of people who've overdosed on prescription pain meds like Oxycotin has doubled.
Matt Barden, Resident Agent in Charge of the DEA in Colorado Springs says... more »
The Drug Enforcement Administration says the most frequently abused drugs in America can be found in your medicine cabinet. People are abusing prescription drugs more than any other narcotic.
Matt Barden, Resident Agent in Charge of the DEA in Colorado Springs says a new public service announcement campaign launched... more »
Leaders are hoping a new program, beginning Monday at Fort Carson, will break the connection between alcohol and violent crimes.
It's known as the Army's Confidential Alcohol Treatment and Education Pilot, and it's a program where soldiers don't have to notify their superiors before seeking substance abuse treatment.
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The White House is trying to make good on President Barack Obama's promise to treat illegal drug use more as a public health issue than a criminal justice problem.
A new drug control policy to be announced today calls for putting more money and resources into prevention and treatment... more »
Authorities say the son of Boulder's first prosecutor to work on the JonBenet Ramsey case has died of an alcohol and drug overdose at a Fort Collins college party.
The Larimer County Coroner's office says 20-year-old John Hunter Hauck's roommates found his body at their off-campus home Monday afternoon.... more »
For as long as people have been doing drug tests there's been other people trying to fool them. But it looks like it's becoming more prevalent. "We see that more and more." explains Lynette Crow, CEO of Conspire!, a drug testing services in Colorado Springs.
Lynette and Frank Polanco,... more »
People are abusing a drug designed for pets and veterinarians say they feel under siege. "It worries you because everyone of us are susceptible," Dr. Jason Rodgers with Lone Oak Animal Clinic said.
The drug is a painkiller for your pets and could be the next go-to drug for... more »
Researchers say vaccine-like shots are showing promise in helping cocaine abusers fight their addiction. The same shots may also keep cocaine addicts from getting high. The shots didn't work perfectly, but researchers say their limited success suggests the approach could be widely used to treat addiction within several years. A... more »