Colorado obesity predicted to be near 50 percent in 2030

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Sep 202012
 

Author: Sophie Vukovich

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Colorado prides itself on being the thinnest state, however recent fear says that obesity is rising quickly. Across the nation, there are currently 78 million obese adults and 12.5 million obese children. The Los Angeles Times suggests ways to motivate weight loss. Here in Colorado, currently 20 percent of the state is obese. However it is predicted that up to 45 percent are going to be obese by 2030. Not only that but they say that half of the population of 39 out of the 50 states will be obese.

Obesity is defined as a medical condition, and can have many negative side effects. If almost half of Colorado’s population is struggling with a medical condition, it could do a lot of collateral damage economically as well.

It’s important that we start battling this; the fight agains obesity starts now. Parents can start preventing childhood obesity along with healthier eating habits and exercising themselves.

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Denver medical marijuana dispensaries shut down, too close to schools

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Sep 192012
 

Author: Sophie Vukovich

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Many medical marijuana dispensaries that are within 1000 feet of schools have been shut down in Colorado this year. According to the Huffington Post, 10 more dispensaries have been shut down this past week in Denver and southern Colorado.

U.S. attorney John Walsh has been sending letters warning dispensaries they have 45 days to shut down. These most recent ten, make a total of 57 medical marijuana dispensaries that have been shut down in Colorado because of their proximity to schools.

Controlled Substances Act, title 21, section 860, forbids the distributing of any controlled substance within 1000 feet of any schools. However this November there will be the opportunity to vote to legalize marijuana with Amendment 64.

Watch Colorado-Ins on Channel 11, tonight at 8 p.m. to see a full discussion of this topic. This special broadcast is brought to you by CTV11.

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CTV11 presents Colorado Ins

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Sep 122012
 

Author: Katie Spencer

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CTV11 presents Colorado Ins, a talk show including Fort Collins community members to discuss recent news events. Lena Howland and Kari Pills report on the weather Collins finally had and how graphic images are portrayed in the media.

Interview with Francie Glycenfer and Bryan Maltais about the TriMedia Film Festival

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Sep 112012
 

Author: Sophie Vukovich

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The TriMedia Film Festival has had great success through the years resulting in its seventh year. This festival is unique in that it celebrates content from all three media; film, TV, and theater. This year the TriMedia Film Festival expands this with a music element. Francie Glycenfer and Bryan Maltais join Colorado-Ins for an interview about their excitement about the festival and why this year will be a special one.

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