Can Medical Marijuana for Sleeping Aid Cause A DUI?

Nearly everyone knows someone with a sleeping disorder like insomnia or sleep apnea. In the case of insomnia, it can be especially devastating for a person’s ability to keep a regular schedule, go to work, cook meals, and take care of children and even pets. In the past five years, however, as marijuana has become [...]

By |August 7th, 2018|Colorado DUI Laws, DUI, Marijuana DUIs|Comments Off on Can Medical Marijuana for Sleeping Aid Cause A DUI?

FAQs: Driving High in Colorado Springs

Locals and visitors alike have many questions about being legal in Colorado Springs and driving with marijuana in the car. Our Colorado Springs DUI lawyer is extremely knowledgeable about Colorado laws as they relate to cannabis and stay lawful. The following list of FAQs are some of the most commonly asked questions we get from [...]

By |September 22nd, 2017|DUI Costs, DUI Penalties, DUID FAQs, Marijuana DUIs|Comments Off on FAQs: Driving High in Colorado Springs

Pot DUI Arrests in Colorado Drop Slightly in 2015, CSP Announces

Driving stoned or under the influence of marijuana (DUID) in Colorado is illegal – just as driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) is against the law. And while authorities across the state are focused on arresting all impaired drivers, the latest findings about DUID arrest rates in Colorado seem to indicate a promising trend - [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|DUI, DUI News, DUI Stops, Marijuana DUIs|Comments Off on Pot DUI Arrests in Colorado Drop Slightly in 2015, CSP Announces

Are Pot Clubs DUI Hotspots?

Cracking down on drunk and drugged drivers is a top priority for Colorado’s law enforcement agencies. That's because authorities are focused on preventing crashes, injuries and deaths, all of which are more likely to occur when motorists are impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. While these efforts have certainly led to thousands of DUI arrests and [...]

By |February 29th, 2016|DUI, DUI Stops, Marijuana DUIs|Comments Off on Are Pot Clubs DUI Hotspots?

Simulator Study Tests Drivers’ Abilities When Impaired by Alcohol & Pot

Have you ever people claim to be better drivers after having a few drinks and/or using marijuana? Or have you (or someone you know) ever jumped behind the wheel when buzzed, thinking that you were perfectly fine to drive? While these claims/habits are by no means uncommon, they are not necessarily true. Looking to shed some light [...]

By |February 15th, 2016|Criminal Justice News, DUI News, Marijuana DUIs|Comments Off on Simulator Study Tests Drivers’ Abilities When Impaired by Alcohol & Pot

Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 3)

Ending our blog series Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws: 6 Facts to Know, below, we will reveal a few more crucial things you should be aware of when it comes to criminal statutes pertaining to driving and marijuana intoxication. Additional Important Info about Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws Fact 5 – Multiple violations of Colorado marijuana DUI [...]

By |April 8th, 2015|Blog, Colorado DUI Laws, DUI, DUI Penalties, Marijuana DUIs|Comments Off on Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 3)

Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 2)

Picking up from Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 1), here, we will uncover some more essential things you may need to know about marijuana intoxication and driving, according to Colorado state statutes. Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws: More Crucial Facts Fact 3 – Colorado marijuana DUI laws deem it illegal to drive [...]

By |March 31st, 2015|Blog, Colorado DUI Laws, DUI, DUI Penalties, Marijuana DUIs|Comments Off on Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 2)

Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 1)

Understanding Colorado marijuana DUI laws is crucial to protecting your rights during traffic stops. Here’s what you should know about Colorado marijuana DUI laws. Driving under the influence of intoxicating substances like alcohol and drugs is against the law. However, how the law treats alcohol DUIs versus marijuana DUIs in Colorado can be [...]

By |March 24th, 2015|Blog, Colorado DUI Laws, DUI, DUI Penalties, Marijuana DUIs|Comments Off on Colorado Marijuana DUI Laws: 6 Facts to Know (Pt. 1)