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Marijuana-Infused Beer Is Here. Will It Make You Fail a Drug Test?

Of course that exists. Dad and Dudes Brewaria, a craft brewery in Aurora, has recently received approval from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau to sell their cannabis-infused beer across the United States. The beer, called General Washington’s Secret Stash IPA, has been on sale in Colorado for a good while, but the […]

What Counts as an Open Container of Alcohol in My Car?

Suppose you’re at an Italian restaurant with your significant other and the two of you order a bottle of wine with dinner. You finish your meal and you still have half a bottle of wine left, but if you keep drinking it, you will not be okay to drive home. Is it legal to drive […]

Breath Test Errors? In MY DUI Case? It’s More Likely Than You Think!

The breathalyzer: the do-it-yourself DUI identification tool. Popular for its ease of use, it is the police officer’s best friend when trying to collect evidence of suspected drunk driving. But nothing is perfect, and faulty breathalyzer readings have landed otherwise innocent people in jail on drunk driving charges. When breathalyzers fail, thousands of potential DUI cases can […]

U.S. Supreme Court: DUI Blood Draws Require a Warrant

The United States Supreme Court has spoken, and the ball is now in Colorado’s court. As of June 23, 2016, SCOTUS says that police are not allowed to conduct blood tests for suspected drunk drivers without first obtaining a warrant. Express Consent v. The Supreme Court of the United States In Colorado, we have what […]

Georgia Driver’s Bold Moves: Three Ways to Get Arrested for DUI

It’s a bold strategy, Cotton. Let’s see if it pays off for him. When you are pulled over on suspicion of DUI, there are a few different ways it can play out. Obviously, the best case scenario is to prove sobriety and be on your way. But if you have been drinking, you might have to […]

What Is the Most Common Cause of Drugged Driving in Colorado?

Annually, we see roughly 25,000 DUI cases in the state of Colorado. Some opponents of marijuana legalization believe that legalization leads to an increase in drugged driving incidences, a claim that has not been comprehensively proven, nor has it been disproven. Some say that marijuana, if legalized, would become the most common cause of drugged driving […]

Does Colorado Have a Drinking Problem?

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Colorado really likes to party. The organization recently conducted their annual study on the consumption habits of Americans 12 and older and found that Colorado ranked as a top consumer of four substances: marijuana, alcohol, cocaine and opioid painkillers. Colorado was the only state to appear […]

Don’t Be Out of the Loop(r) on This Marijuana-Friendly Transit Service

What if we told you that there was a magical rolling marijuana lounge in downtown Denver? Well, magical might be a bit of an overstatement, but it’s a real place – it’s called Loopr, and the owners don’t mind if you light up while you’re being driven around to the hottest spots in the city. You access […]

BUI: What Are the Rules for Drinking and Boating in Colorado?

Summer’s not quite here yet, but given recent incidents on the Colorado River, we thought we’d clarify some things about Colorado’s boating under the influence (BUI) laws. First things first, drinking on water can be a lot more hazardous than drinking on land. Think about it – the smoothness (or choppiness) of the water can quite literally […]