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Posted April 13, 2022

Can you get fired for off-duty marijuana use?

Both medicinal and recreational marijuana is legal in many states, and these states afford both residents and visitors a fair amount of legal protection. However, the laws governing the state of Colorado may not be the same as those in your home state.Employees of any company are subject to the rules of an employee...
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Posted December 27, 2021

Is it a crime to pick up someone’s prescription meds for them?

You’re visiting family or friends in Breckenridge over the holidays. Maybe you’re picking up some last-minute gifts at the neighborhood drug store when your mom texts you and asks if you’ll pick up a refill for her Xanax that’s ready while you’re there. Perhaps your brother broke his leg skiing. His doctor called in a...
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Posted December 22, 2021

When can possession turn into a bigger charge in Colorado?

Colorado has experienced a surge in drug-related deaths in 2020 and 2021, which has caused lawmakers to call for reviews of current laws and the implementation of new ones.Because of the danger presented to state residents, policymakers are stepping in to attempt to reverse this devastating course of action.What is causing the rise in...
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Posted October 3, 2021

Could you face drug charges if you report an overdose?

Too often, the reason that people don’t survive overdoses of illegal drugs is that the people who are with them when they overdose are afraid to call for help – particularly if they gave or sold the overdose victim their drugs. They know that if they call 911, the police will get involved, and...
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Posted September 17, 2021

Addiction treatment can help defendants with substance abuse

People who are addicted to drugs will sometimes end up facing charges related to their addiction. This might include drug charges, but it can also involve other ones. A person’s need to get the drugs might lead them to steal, resulting in them facing theft charges.For some defendants, the pull of the drugs is...
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Posted August 10, 2021

Could drug court be an option in your Colorado possession case?

There are a variety of reasons a defendant may end up facing drug charges here in Breckenridge. One common reason is that they couldn’t find a way to break their addiction and got caught with drugs in their possession. We’re fortunate enough to have a 5th Judicial District Problem-Solving Court headquartered here. This court system...
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Drugged DUIs: 3 Things for soft drug consuming drivers to know

While Colorado’s relaxed drug laws are good news for consumers of soft recreational substances like cannabis, the legality of consumption does not extend to driving. In other words, it is best not to eat or smoke any form of tetrahydrocannabinol, the primary psychoactive compound in cannabis, whenever in a vehicle.When a police officer pulls...
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Posted June 10, 2021

Going over examples of drug paraphernalia

If you are facing drug charges, your life could unravel in various ways. Aside from financial penalties, you could have a shattered reputation, lose friends and lose your job. Even seemingly minor charges, such as those involving the possession of drug paraphernalia, can result in harsh repercussions.Moreover, some people are wrongly accused of drug-related...
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Posted April 30, 2021

What medicines may register false positives in drug tests?

You might be in the process of applying for a job or law enforcement may approach you on suspicion that you have illegal drugs in your possession. Whatever the situation, a drug test may be in your future. While a test might show that you have not ingested illegal substances, it could cause you...
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Posted June 5, 2020

How Colorado’s marijuana dispensaries detect fake IDs

If you are planning a trip to Breckenridge, you are probably looking forward to exploring everything the area has to offer. In addition to breathtaking views and unparalleled mountain biking, Breckenridge has a few dispensaries where you can pick up some recreational marijuana. Colorado law allows residents and non-residents to purchase a limited amount of recreational...
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Posted March 25, 2020

What is substance use disorder?

Many individuals who commit drug-related crimes struggle with substance use disorder. With this condition, abuse of drugs or alcohol causes problems with home, school, work, the law or one’s health. Learn more about how addiction can impact your life and the life of a loved one. Symptoms of substance use disorder People who have this condition may have different...
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Posted March 16, 2020

The facts on heroin and opiate addiction in Colorado

Abuse of heroin and prescription opiates is a pervasive public health problem across the United States. Individuals facing a court date for an addiction-related crime in Colorado may qualify for substance use treatment in lieu of jail time. Learn more about the scope of this issue in the state, and steps to take if you struggle with heroin...
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