Posts Categorized: Marijuana

A DUI … But Marijuana is Legal in Colorado

When people hear “DUI” they generally think of alcohol. However, since Colorado has legalized marijuana, laws have been put in place to regulate the use of marijuana and impaired driving. In Colorado, if you get pulled over for suspicion of a DUI and the police officer thinks that you may be under the influence of… Read more »

Marijuana Consumption Defense to Murder?

Last spring, Richard Kirk is alleged to have murdered his wife in their Observatory Park home in Denver.  He is charged with murder and recently changed his plea from not guilty to not guilty by reason of insanity.  Kirk’s defense team has called on various experts to make this altered plea.  Not guilty by reason… Read more »

New DUID Study About Marijuana

A recent study suggests that drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana has a more negative impact on a person’s ability to drive than just one or the other.  But this seems logical.  Maybe of greater importance, the study also suggests what defense attorneys have argued regarding marijuana use and driving.  People who regularly smoke marijuana are… Read more »

Medical Marijuana Allowed for Probationers

On May 8, the Governor signed a new bill that allows people who are placed on probation to use medical marijuana while on probation.  A standard condition of probation is that the probationer abide by all laws.  Medical marijuana was legalized in Colorado well before the legalization of recreational use.  However, most judges and probation… Read more »

Marijuana Charge for Mississippi State WR

Mississippi State wide receiver, De’Runnya Wilson, was arrested for marijuana and drug paraphernalia possession.  Wilson was arrested along with three others.  He was in a car stopped for speeding (59 mph in a 45 mph zone).  The four men were reportedly on their way to a birthday party.  All four indicated they would not pass… Read more »

5 things that you need to know about Colorado Marijuana laws

With the legalization of marijuana, Colorado’s laws are obviously more liberal than the rest of the country. However, they don’t allow for the completely unrestricted use of marijuana. Violations of related laws can still lead to serious legal consequences. Before purchasing it or using it, be sure that you understand the following. Where you can… Read more »

Justin Bieber's Friend, Lil' Twist, Dodges DUID Charge

Bieber’s Sidekick Avoids a DUI Charge Prosecutors will not charge Lil’ Twist with a DUID following allegations that he drove one of Bieber’s sports cars while under the influence of marijuana.  Lil’ Twist’s real name is Christopher Moore.  Police contacted Moore for speeding, alleging he was driving 69 miles per hour in a 30 mile… Read more »

Justin Bieber's Friend Lil' Twist Dodges DUID Charge

Prosecutors will not charge Lil’ Twist with a DUID following allegations that he drove one of Justin Bieber’s sports cars while under the influence of marijuana.  Lil’ Twist’s real name is Christopher Moore.  Police contacted Moore for speeding, alleging he was driving 69 miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour zone.  Police also… Read more »