Colorado District Attorneys’ Council

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State Lawmaker Wants To Take All Misdemeanor Offenders’ DNA

There’s a proposal to collect DNA from everyone who commits a crime in Colorado, no matter how small.

01/30/2013

Bath salts labeled "Not for human consumption" are sold to be used as synthetic drugs. (credit: CBS)

Sponsor Of Bath Salts Bill Looks Forward To Enforcement Of New Law

The synthetic drugs known as bath salts are now officially banned in Colorado. Tobacco shops and even some convenience stores across the state sold the synthetic cathinones.

06/08/2012

Medical Marijuana (credit: Colorado Department of Transportation)

Marijuana DUI Standard Dies A 3rd Time In Colorado

A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Tuesday for a third time in Colorado, as lawmakers from both parties argued about how to fairly gauge whether someone is too stoned to get behind the wheel.

05/15/2012

Inside the Colorado Legislature (credit: CBS)

Bill To Reduce DA’s Power To Charge Youths Debated

Colorado Senators gave initial approval to a proposal to reduce prosecutors’ discretion to charge youths as adults.

04/04/2012

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Lawmakers Seek To Reduce Colorado Drug Penalties

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.

03/20/2012

Bath salts labeled "Not for human consumption" are sold to be used as synthetic drugs. (credit: CBS)

‘Bath Salts’ Penalties Move Forward In Colorado

Selling or manufacturing synthetic drugs known as “bath salts” would be illegal in Colorado under a bill in consideration at the state Legislature.

02/21/2012

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7 Bombs Set Off Around Smuggler Mine

Colorado prosecutors got an education after seven bombs were set off at Smuggler Mine near Aspen.

09/14/2011

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