Colorado District Attorneys’ Council
A bill that would have meant a felony conviction for people repeatedly caught driving drunk died in the state Senate on Tuesday.
There is a push to erase cannabis crimes of the past now that pot is legal in Colorado.
Colorado’s marijuana experiment is threatened by the very popularity of eating it instead of smoking it, leading the pot industry to join health officials and state regulators to try to curb the problem of consumers ingesting too much weed.
Bullying through text messages or social media platforms would be a new crime in Colorado under a bill that advanced unanimously out of a House committee Monday.
Colorado is a major distributor of synthetic marijuana or “Spice,” but a new law could put many sellers out of business.
Defense lawyers say potentially thousands of criminal convictions could be appealed because of problems at a state laboratory that tests drunk-driving suspects’ blood.
The National Transportation Safety Board says thousands of lives would be saved if states lower the blood alcohol limit from the current .08 to .05.
A blow up between Democrats and Republicans at the state Capitol has put a sweeping anti-crime measure in jeopardy.
Nearly all people going through Colorado’s criminal court system will have to submit DNA samples under a bill introduced at the Statehouse.
It’s headed for a tough fight in the Legislature, but the man behind the plan to require anyone convicted of any crime in Colorado to provide a sample of DNA says it would be a great tool for fighting crime.