Colorado District Attorneys’ Council
Colorado Senators gave initial approval to a proposal to reduce prosecutors’ discretion to charge youths as adults.
Colorado lawmakers are proposing reducing penalties for some drug possession offenses from felonies to misdemeanors in a move supporters say is aimed at ensuring offenders get treatment instead of long prison sentences.
Selling or manufacturing synthetic drugs known as “bath salts” would be illegal in Colorado under a bill in consideration at the state Legislature.
Colorado prosecutors got an education after seven bombs were set off at Smuggler Mine near Aspen.