Colorado to spend $1 million to continue fight against opioid abuse
Gov. John Hickenlooper hopes to make decision on special session Friday
May 19, 2017
"This is a major step forward," said Gov. John Hickenlooper as he signed the measure into law Senate Bill 193.
Looking at the 10,000 drug overdoses in Colorado since 2000, particularly opioid-related deaths, he added: "There's no questioning that's something out of control."