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Sep 12, 2019

Judge approves historic Negotiation Class in national opioid litigation; Denver to help lead settlement talks

The City and County of Denver will help lead settlement talks with the defendants named in the national opioid litigation who want to negotiate. This comes as Purdue Pharma, one of the named defendants, tentatively agreed to a settlement valued at an estimated $12B.

Jun 14, 2019

Denver among select cities, counties seeking to negotiate national opioid settlement in historic legal request

In an effort to account for the human and financial toll of the nation’s opioid addiction crisis, the City and County of Denver joined other U.S. municipalities in asking a federal judge this morning to create a unique “Negotiation Class” to speed along and maximize settlement talks with opioid drug manufacturers.

May 15, 2019

Last Scheduled Turn Over a New Leaf Clinic is May 18

An increasing number of people seeking to clear low-level marijuana convictions from their records in Denver will have another opportunity to get help this Saturday, May 18.

Apr 19, 2019

Mayor, City Attorney urge Congress, other mayors to stop punishing legal immigrants over cannabis work

Mayor Michael B. Hancock penned a letter today to other mayors urging them to stand up for legal immigrants who are being denied U.S. citizenship because of their work in Colorado's legal cannabis industry.