Category: Drug Possession


The War on Drugs is still alive and well in America, even with the legalization of recreational marijuana in over a dozen states – including right here. Weed might be legal, but lots of other drugs aren’t, and even first-time possession charges could result in jail time or fees.


If you are caught with drugs in Colorado, however, you won’t face just one set of penalties. The specific



Back in 2013, Colorado legislators decided that trying to incarcerate their way out of a major drug problem was the wrong way to go. Too many people were being sent to prison essentially for being drug addicts and getting caught, and it wasn’t helping. What they really needed was treatment.


So they passed a bill with incredibly noble intentions. It overhauled drug sentencing, prioritizing available prison space