Category: Marijuana Driving Laws

The Mile-High 420 festival may have been canceled this year, but Colorado law enforcement and Mothers Against Drunk Driving were still out in full force encouraging people to stay at home during the unofficial 4/20 holiday.

Why? Because driving under the influence of marijuana is dangerous.

It can also land the user in big legal trouble. Marijuana use may be legal in Colorado but driving while under its influence certainly

 

With the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, concerns about driving under the influence of marijuana have heightened. Are the roads more or less dangerous since Amendment 64 was passed?

 

Colorado State Patrol has only been tracking marijuana impaired driving citations for two years, but the numbers have gone down since the first year of tracking – even if they’ve only gone down slightly.

 

In 2014, 5,546 citations