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Feb 13, 2020

Denver Department of Public Health & Environment Takes Next Step to Help Feed Hungry Kids

Voters approved the initiative in November 2018 to establish a sales tax to help feed the one in five kids in Denver who don’t have enough to eat each year.

DDPHE is taking the next step by requesting eligible organizations to submit their ideas on how to best improve children’s access to healthy foods and food-based education and skills, like cooking and gardening.

Feb 10, 2020

Denver Marijuana Business Voluntarily Recalls Marijuana for Yeast, Mold

Denver marijuana business, The Lodge, is voluntarily recalling retail marijuana plant material and pre-rolls (joints, blunts, etc.) because of an elevated presence of yeast and/or mold. The Lodge is licensed under a limited liability company (LLC) KTA.

Jan 30, 2020

Denver Animal Protection (DAP) Earns Highest Level of Veterinary Excellence

DAP is one of only three municipal shelter clinics in the country to achieve this accreditation—and one of two shelter clinics accredited in Colorado.

Jan 10, 2020

Denver Marijuana Businesses Voluntarily Recall Marijuana for Presence of Yeast/Mold

Denver marijuana businesses, Altitude East and Altitude West, are voluntarily recalling retail marijuana plant material and pre-rolls (joints, blunts, etc.) because of elevated yeast and/or mold counts. Altitude East is licensed under the LLC Treatments Unlimited and Altitude West is licensed under the LLC Mile High Therapeutic Network.

Jan 2, 2020

DDPHE Offers Free Radon Home Test Kits

As part of Radon Action Month, DDPHE is encouraging residents to test their homes for the cancer-causing gas with a free radon test kit. The kits must be picked up in person at the Denver Post building at 101 W. Colfax Ave. Residents should call 3-1-1 to schedule an appointment to pick-up their kit.

 
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