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While lawmakers saw it as a solution to the state’s opioid crisis, health experts in Steamboat said there is not enough evidence to say marijuana is an effective, or safe, replacement.
Steamboat Pilot, May 2019 – Gov. Polis signed a bill into law that will expand a medication-assisted treatment program to help people recover from substance abuse, including in Routt County.
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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill into law May 14 to help expand a Routt County pilot program into other counties to treat people with substance abuse problems.