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May 7, 2019

Denver Agencies Offer Driver, Cyclist Safety Tips for National Bike to School Day

Approximately 11 Denver schools registered to host Bike to School Day events on May 8

Apr 9, 2019

Lightshade Labs LLC Voluntarily Recalls Medical and Retail Marijuana Due to Presence of Yeast/Mold in Marijuana Products

A Denver marijuana business, Lightshade Labs, is voluntarily recalling medical and retail marijuana plant material due to the presence of elevated yeast and/or mold counts.

Apr 4, 2019

Top ranked Denver restaurants receive recognition from local health department

Denver Public Health & Environment announces best restaurants for food safety practices

Mar 28, 2019

Denver Announces the “Food in Communities” Initiative

Denver, Adams, and Jefferson Counties collaborate to increase access to healthy foods in neighborhoods

Mar 28, 2019

Denver Moves to Reduce Teen Smoking & Vaping by Introducing “Tobacco 21”

Denver Public Health & Environment (DDPHE), the local public health department for the City and County of Denver, is proposing a “Tobacco 21” law that would make selling tobacco products, including vape products like e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products, to those under 21 years of age illegal in Denver. Prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to persons under 21 years of age will prevent thousands of Denver youth from accessing tobacco- and nicotine-containing products.

Mar 21, 2019

Denver Earns Environmental Management System Certification

City agencies unite in a commitment to improve environmental performance and sustainability.

Jan 14, 2019

Denver Wins Two Smart 50 Awards!

Denver Wins Two Smart 50 Awards! Smart City projects in Denver receive global recognition

Dec 17, 2018

Doctor's Orders LLC Voluntarily Recalls Retail Marijuana

Doctor’s Orders LLC Voluntarily Recalls Retail Marijuana Samples examined by Denver Public Health & Environment contained potentially unsafe levels of yeasts/molds

 
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