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Tax-Free Marijuana Holiday Draws Crowds and Criticism

In the realm of marijuana celebrations, 4/20 may be the undisputed champion. Still, for pot enthusiasts in Colorado, 9/16 recently emerged as an unexpected cause for jubilation. Termed as Green Wednesday, this day saw the removal of sales taxes on marijuana, providing consumers and dispensaries with a rare financial reprieve reminiscent of Black Friday shopping […]

Fall Festival DUI Enforcement is On

As the vibrant colors of fall adorn Colorado, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) gears up for another crucial phase of its “The Heat Is On” campaign. The previous campaign, spanning from August 21 to September 8, coinciding with the Labor Day holiday, resulted in nearly 1,000 DUI arrests. With the onset of fall, CDOT […]

The Groovy DUI: When Disco Fever Meets Legal Trouble

In late August 2015, the disco fever was alive and kicking for one Wyoming man who found himself in a peculiar situation – arrested for DUI under circumstances that could rival a scene from a ’70s disco movie. This cool cat initially drew the attention of law enforcement when he was pulled over for speeding […]

“The Walking Dead” Star Busted for DUI, Speed and Weed

It looks like the Reverend Gabriel Stokes will have to atone for more than killing zombies. Seth Gilliam, one of the actors on AMC’s “The Walking Dead”, has been arrested after police stopped him for driving 107 mph in a 55-mph zone. Police reports claimed that the actor’s eyes were extremely bloodshot and he registered […]

Boozing Boys in Blue: Two Officers Arrested for DUI in Denver

It has been a rough time for Denver Police Department’s boys in blue – in the last three weeks, two of Colorado’s finest have been arrested for alleged drunk driving. The first incident occurred on February 14 in Castle Rock, wherein the DPD officer in question was pulled over and subsequently charged with DUI, careless driving […]

(Don’t) Spice Up Your Life: Synthetic Drug DUIs

On Thursday, February 19, a Denver federal judge sentenced two men, Daniel Bernier and Altaf Hussain Dandia, to 3.5 years in prison and five years’ probation, respectively. These two men were part of a group of nine peddling the synthetic drug known as “spice” or “K2,” a dangerous substance marketed as a weed substitute. It […]

DUI Suspicion and B.A.C.

In the last few months a Colorado District Attorney and the Wisconsin Attorney General have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to clarify an issue that could change the way felony DUI cases are handled. The issue in question is whether the constantly lowering rate of blood-alcohol content is justification to draw blood without a search warrant. The […]

4/20 Festivities in Colorado: Navigating the Changing Landscape of Marijuana Laws

In recent months, there has been much speculation surrounding whether Colorado would ease restrictions on the public consumption of marijuana during the state’s iconic 4/20 celebrations. Organizers of events like the 420 Rally in Civic Center Park and the Daze on the Green music festival were hopeful that officials would grant an exemption for public […]

Colorado’s Stricter Measures to Curb Underage Marijuana Access

Colorado’s progressive stance on marijuana legalization has brought about a multitude of benefits and challenges, including concerns about underage individuals gaining access to unauthorized marijuana. To address this issue, legislators passed a bill in early March known as “Keep Legal Marijuana From Those Under 21,” which introduces several amendments aimed at deterring minors from obtaining […]

Colorado Court of Appeals Opens Possibility for Retroactive Application of Amendment 64 in Marijuana Possession Cases

Colorado continues to navigate the complexities of its evolving marijuana landscape, with the Colorado Court of Appeals issuing a significant decision last week. The Court ruled that Amendment 64, which legalized recreational marijuana, could potentially apply retroactively to specific marijuana possession cases. This means that individuals previously found guilty of possessing less than the newly […]

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