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Marijuana Moms

Last Updated by Marybel Gonzalez on

Cannabis use among pregnant and breastfeeding mothers is on the rise. Health officials warn of possible risks to babies.

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"Insight: Opioid Babies" Pregnant Addicts Have Limited Medical Options

Last Updated by RMPBS News Staff, Lori Jane Gliha on

Nearly half of the 64 counties in Colorado do not currently have a medical provider with training and licensing to legally prescribe buprenorphine, one of two recommended treatments for pregnant opioid addicts. Data shows the number of babies who experienced opioid-related withdrawal symptoms increased nearly two and a half times between 2011 and 2015.

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Stories of Addiction

Last Updated by Alexa Corcoran on

Our "Insight" team interviews four Coloradans who have been affected by the nation's opioid-abuse epidemic. Watch the full piece "Opioid Babies" Thursday, February 16 at 7pm.

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Election 2016

Election 2016

Your roundup of the 2016 Presidential Campaign from across public media. Connecting you to in-depth reporting and analysis on the candidates and the issues this election year.