Key Issues / Community Health
This Colorado Health Institute project is an annual analysis of the impact of policies, programs and politics on statewide efforts designed to make Colorado a healthier state.
The size and scope of Colorado's marijuana market is beginning to come into focus in this second year of legalization.This analysis by the Colorado Health Institute has identified six key policy lessons.
- 2015 Research Report
The Denver Foundation engaged the Colorado Health Institute to study access to care, particularly among Coloradans with high health needs. The Denver Foundation used the analysis to help identify meaningful and data-based opportunities for grantmaking by the new Colorado Health Access Fund, which launched in April 2015.
This paper outlines promising and proven strategies that can help Coloradans make healthier choices, boosting fruit and veggie consumption statewide.
- Fruit and Vegetable Report
Health care is local. While national, state and market trends impact health and health care delivery, local communities are where theory and policy meet practice and implementation.
This brief by the Colorado Health Institute examines the policy decisions and regulatory framework created by Colorado for the legalized marijuana industry, which was launched in the state on January 1, 2014.
- Legalized Marijuana Issue Brief
Findings from this Colorado Health Institute brief suggest that dental insurance can address cost barriers to accessing dental care for Colorado’s children and families. And while most Colorado children have good oral health, low income children are more likely to have fair or poor teeth, the two lowest levels
- fact sheet