Although both medicinal and recreational marijuana is18 now legal in Colorado, it is still illegal to drive while impaired by alcohol or drugs, including marijuana. If you are charged with driving under the influence, it’s imperative to contact a Denver area DUI lawyer right away. Your DUI attorney can review the circumstances of your arrest to determine if mistakes may have been made. As your DUI lawyer may point out, it is difficult for police officers to detect drivers who may be impaired by marijuana.
When you watch this video, you’ll learn about an aggressive new initiative launched by the Colorado Department of Transportation in an effort to curb stoned driving. You’ll see some state troopers taking a specialized course on how to spot potentially stoned drivers and you’ll hear an interview with the Colorado governor about the legalization of marijuana. For specific information on your case, consult your criminal attorney.