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Will Colorado forgive previous marijuana convictions?

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP May 3, 2019
Colorado was among the first states to legalize recreational marijuana in the U.S. As a result, some actions that may have led to a person’s arrest in the past are no longer considered criminal offenses. With the shifting rules and culture in mind, the Boulder County District Attorney’s Office intends to “vacate and seal”...
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Summer and underage drinking? The two don’t mix

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP May 2, 2019
Summer is around the corner and concert season will be in full swing. Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Mile High Stadium, Hudson Gardens and other venues will all host world-renowned artists playing in scenic outdoor settings. Colorado also happens to have a great beer culture that mixes well with the summer festivities. But partaking in underage...
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What parents should know about our state’s drug laws

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP May 2, 2019
You may know that our state was one of the first states to legalize recreational marijuana in 2012. Most parents also realize that the legalization of recreational marijuana does not by any means indicate that the state is lax regarding other drug usage. Statistics indicate that as many as one in four college students...
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Are breathalyzers always accurate?

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP May 1, 2019
It’s a rather common scenario: You’re driving home from a night out with friends and suddenly you see flashing lights behind you. You don’t think you’re speeding or doing anything wrong, so you quickly start to pull over – assuming the officer is on his way to an important call. It’s shocking when the...
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Colorado sees increase in overdose deaths

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP April 30, 2019
With drug addiction comes the possibility of overdose. Looking at the numbers, there are many people in Colorado who are struggling – either themselves or by watching a loved one – and many more are losing the battle. The Colorado Health Institute released preliminary numbers, showing an increase in the number of people who...
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Summer break: It’s almost here

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP April 29, 2019
Summer break is right around the corner. When that happens, students may naturally feel like letting off some steam, but before you go out or decide to throw a party, you should keep in mind the consequences of going too far. This is a sensitive time, and when you have your freedom from class...
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Too high to drive? Legal THC driving limit in Colorado.

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP April 29, 2019
While the recreational use of marijuana is legal in Colorado, there are still legal ramifications for driving while high. However, many have concerns regarding the impaired driving laws in the state and question the fairness of these laws. In Colorado, driving under the influence of of 5 or more nanograms of delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol, which...
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Understanding mandatory protection orders in Colorado

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP April 23, 2019
People need to be safe and feel safe. If there is a real threat of violence – or an act of violence has already occurred – it is important to make sure this does not happen again. To try to ensure this, Colorado has very strict laws regarding domestic violence and protection orders. This...
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How do police determine if someone is high while driving?

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP April 17, 2019
Picture this: You’re driving home from a friend’s house. You are just blocks away from home when you see the flashing red lights in your rearview. You aren’t speeding. You’ve been using your turn signals. Even your tags are up-to-date. So just what is going on? The officer claims you swerved. Now he has...
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Unsafe road conditions? Take precautions

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP April 15, 2019
While it’s true people in Colorado understand snow driving better than anyone in the rest of the country, that doesn’t mean it would hurt to brush up on exactly what you should do when the snow gets bad. And even though it’s now spring time, it certainly doesn’t hurt to keep the following pieces...
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