Category: Drug Crimes

Even though certain drugs in Colorado are considered legal recreationally, such as marijuana, that doesn’t mean the state doesn’t prosecute drug crimes. In fact, in Colorado, it is still illegal to sell, possess, use, or manufacture many controlled substances.

Still, there are some circumstances under which a person who is found guilty of a drug crime for the first time can escape a jail sentence.

Here’s what you need to

Prescription drugs are a modern-day marvel. They can alleviate pain, fight disease, even save lives. However, prescription drug crimes are serious business in Colorado, and the penalties can be quite severe.

Drug Laws in Colorado

The criminal statutes in Colorado involving drugs are complex. Prior to 2013, Colorado did not have a special classification and penalty system for drug crimes. In late 2013, changes were made to the laws, and

You probably know by now that marijuana is legal in Colorado. Well, within certain limits. Laws dictate who can purchase recreational marijuana and in what quantity.

Those rules are currently being reconsidered in the state legislature. For now, here’s what you need to know about personal possession limits for marijuana in Colorado, as well as the penalties you face if caught with too much in hand.

Current Cannabis Laws in

When most Coloradoans think of crimes associated with cannabis, their first thought is illegal possession and drug trafficking.

Those aren’t the only crimes that can be connected with drugs, though. Times are changing, and white-collar crime has expanded to include weed schemes as well.

Recently, a Colorado man was found guilty of marijuana fraud. He had been found guilty of racketeering and securities fraud, among other crimes, related to marijuana.

Did you know that if you are found in possession of tools associated with drug use, even if no drugs are found, that you can be arrested in Colorado? It’s true!

Possession of drug paraphernalia a serious crime in Colorado. Just as with other drug offenses, it goes on your criminal record and can have a huge impact on the rest of your life.

That’s why it critical to understand