Category: Drug Crimes

Category: Drug Crimes

Defense for Drug Trafficking Charges

Drug trafficking is one of the most serious drug crimes a person can face. A conviction for drug trafficking can result in significant penalties, including massive fines and a lengthy prison sentence. To defend yourself against drug trafficking charges, you need a skilled and experienced drug crime lawyer on your side.  Colorado criminal defense attorney Kevin Cahill has a pro[ ... ]

Can I Be Fired For Smoking Marijuana in Colorado?

Colorado was one of the first states to legalize recreational marijuana. However, marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Because of this, you may still face consequences for smoking marijuana - even in a state where it is legal. CONTACT US! Employers’ Rights Employers have the right to maintain a drug-free workplace. According to Colorado law, “Employ[ ... ]

Understanding Colorado’s Drug Scheduling System

If you smoke marijuana or other drugs in Colorado, it's important you understand Colorado's drug scheduling system. Doing so helps you understand how dangerous a drug is and what legal risk you take by using it. If you have been charged with a drug offense, contact a drug crime attorney first chance you get. Schedule I Drugs that are highly addictive and dangerous are listed in this category. You have her[ ... ]

Drug Petty Offenses in Colorado

If you live in Colorado and consume marijuana, it's important you know the law so that you don't find yourself in a bad position. You can have up to 1 ounce of marijuana without being charged with a petty drug offense. If you have more than 1 ounce and less than 2 ounces, the police can charge you with petty drug possession. Learn about petty offenses and what happens when you face them, but you should also learn how a petty offense can become something much more.[ ... ]

What to Do if You Get Arrested for Drug Trafficking

It's no surprise that having a drug trafficking conviction on your record can have serious implications. From high bonds to potentially serving upwards of 32 years in prison, it is common to want to better understand what you can do if arrested for one of these crimes. What is Considered Drug Trafficking? Before knowing what to do, it's essential to learn what the minimum thresholds for[ ... ]

Colorado Drug Possession Penalties

Despite Colorado being one of the first states to legalize marijuana for recreational use, the government still takes a firm stance on drug possession. However, the severity of these crimes can vary based on the drug classification and circumstances of use. Drug Classification Schedules Colorado follows a similar drug classification schedule set by the federal government, which ranks different types of drugs based on me[ ... ]

Current Distribution Policy On Marijuana In Colorado

Recreational marijuana usage became legal in Colorado in 2014 after a 2012 referendum that approved the classification. This came with a lot of regulation and new laws governing how much, who, and where people can use it. Also, marijuana is still illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act, complicating the legal situation even more. Here, we’ll focus on the d[ ... ]

Edible Marijuana Etiquette

Now that marijuana is legal in many states, it is much easier to find edibles like drinks, candies, and brownies. Most people prefer edibles to smoking cannabis, so many recreational stores sell drinks and food as well as joints. If you are new to edibles, make sure to use the proper etiquette. There is no puff-puff-pass rule with edibles, but there are a few niceties you should remember. Guide to Eating Edibles In gene[ ... ]

Always Fight Marijuana-Related DUIs

In 2012 Colorado became one of the first states to legalize recreational marijuana, but legalization came with several stipulations. For example, you can’t smoke in public, you can’t carry around a bunch of weed, and you can’t drive while high. In fact, each of these actions can result in criminal charges despite marijuana’s legalization. However, in this blog post we will talk about three reasons why you should always fight marijuana relat[ ... ]

Everyone Loses When Adults Provide Minors with Marijuana

While the recreational use and sale of marijuana may be legal in Colorado, there are still plenty of ways that the drug can get you in trouble with the law. CONTACT US! Take the recent case in Colorado Springs, where an adult woman is being investigated for distributing marijuana to minors. Her house was put under surveillance when the police noticed an unusually high number of underage visitors stopping by fo[ ... ]

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