Colorado marijuana laws are progressive, as the state has moved to decriminalize petty charges, institute medical marijuana laws, and create diversion programs for first time offenders. That said, the state still arrests around...
Colorado allows medical marijuana use under the circumstances described below. However, it is still a crime to drive under the influence of marijuana, and other laws regarding marijuana possession for non-medical purposes will still apply.
Driving under the influence of marijuana is a crime in Colorado. A driver is under the influence when he or she is substantially incapable of exercising the physical or mental control necessary to safely operate a vehicle.
As of January 1, 2014, the Denver Kush Club was open for business. That day may have been New Year’s Day for most of the country, but for recreational marijuana users in Colorado, it was “Green Wednesday.” Colorado’s Recreational Marijuana Law Beginning in 2012, adults age 21 or older have been
Question My next door neighbor, Rachel, grows a few pot plants in her basement. I’d like to buy some pot now that it’s legal in Colorado for personal use and I’d rather give my business to someone I trust. Can I buy marijuana from Rachel for my own personal use in Colorado? Answer Not now
Question I have a green thumb, if I do say so myself. And, I am an occasional recreational pot smoker. My bungalow in Denver has a nice little enclosed porch that gets a lot of sun. Can I grow some marijuana in my planters?
Question I am a cancer patient living in Colorado, and I use medical marijuana to deal with nausea from chemo. Under the state’s medical marijuana laws, I am allowed to possess up to two ounces of pot, but the newer personal use law allows possession of no more than one ounce. Do I have to cut my
Question My husband and I live in Boulder. I smoke weed recreationally but my husband does not and neither of us has a medical condition that would allow us to get medical marijuana. Can we still possess an ounce each under the Colorado personal use law? Answer If I understand you correctly, you want
Question I heard that it is legal to travel with pot under Colorado’s new personal use law. I am planning a ski trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming this winter and I’d really like to have some weed for après ski. Can I take pot that I legally possess in Colorado into another state? Answer A “magic brownie”
Question I have a bumper crop of pot plants going in my greenhouse in Greeley and I’m sure that, come “trimming” time, I will have more than an ounce of bud. I don’t want to get into selling, but can I just give away my surplus?
Question I live in Colorado Springs and I will be traveling to Grand Junction to spend Thanksgiving with my sister. I’d like to bring some weed along to have with me for our traditional “day after Thanksgiving” hike. I know possession for personal use is legal now but am I running any risk by packing