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Although it is legal to use and purchase cannabis recreationally, it is against the law to drive under the influence of marijuana. According to state law, motorists are considered legally impaired if their blood test results detect at least five nanograms of active THC. However, cannabis affects everyone differently. While more novice consumers may be significantly impaired after consuming the legal limit, it may not even hinder those who use pot quite frequently.

If you have been arrested for a marijuana-related DUID in Colorado, our Denver DUI lawyers at Orr Law Firm are committed to helping you prove that you were not under the influence of marijuana while operating a vehicle. We can assess your case, determine any weaknesses in the prosecution’s argument, and create an effective defense plan to get the best possible results in court. Do not hesitate to let us protect your rights and future today.

Marijuana DUI Penalties in Colorado

In Colorado, you commit the crime of driving under the influence of marijuana in Colorado if you are unable to safely operate a vehicle due to cannabis consumption. In addition to determining if a person when over the legal limit, law enforcement must prove—through objective evidence—that you couldn’t safely drive.

The following are the common types of visual cues which prove someone was actually too high to safely operate a vehicle:

  • The person commits a traffic violation
  • The person weaves in and out of his/her own lane
  • The person drives too slow or too fast
  • The person appears to be stoned (e.g. red eyes, slurred speech, slow motor skills, etc.)
  • The police discover cannabis in the vehicle
  • The police smell marijuana odor in the vehicle
  • The police discover marijuana paraphernalia (e.g. a pipe, a bong, a joint, etc.) in the vehicle

The penalties for a marijuana DUI conviction are the same for a regular one. A first-time offense is punishable by a maximum one-year jail sentence, fines not exceeding $1,000, license suspension for up to nine months, up to 96 of community service, and 12 points against your driver’s license.

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Since impairment from marijuana is difficult to determine, prosecutors have a tough time convincing juries that DUI defendants were significantly impaired by cannabis while driving. Our Denver DUI attorneys can apply one or several legal defenses based on the facts of your case—in order to help you either get your charges dismissed or your penalties reduced. Let us help you get your life back on the right track immediately.

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Take a look at our case results!
  • Reduced to Wet Reckless Original Charge (DUI / Accident)
  • Case Dismissed Original Charge (DUI <.2 / Careless Causing Injury)
  • Not Guilty Original Charge (DUI)
  • Plead to Wet Reckless Original Charge (DUI)
  • Plead to Wet Reckless Original Charge (DUI)
  • Case Dismissed Original Charge (DUI)
  • Case Dismissed Original Charge (DUI)
  • Plead to Deferred Judgement for DWAI Original Charge (DUI)
  • Case Dismissed Original Charge (DUI)
  • Case Dismissed Original Charge (DUI/DUID)

What Our Clients Say

  • “They are all extremely helpful, knowledgeable, and totally in your corner.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; ADAMS COUNTY DUI

  • “The attorneys at The Orr Law Firm had my best interest in mind and walked me through the entire process.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DUI CHARGE

  • “After I chose The Orr Law Firm I felt immediately relieved....I had someone on my side and was fighting for me.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DENVER COUNTY TRAFFIC CASE

  • “My case was resolved as fair as the circumstances allowed. I am very happy with the outcome of my case.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; ADAMS COUNTY CARELESS DRIVING CAUSING BODILY INJURY

  • “They calmed our fears completely.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT

  • “Due to his in depth knowledge of the law and his detailed review of my case, he was able to discover several procedural errors.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DENVER COUNTY DUI

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    SATISFIED CLIENT; JEFFERSON COUNTY TRAFFIC CASE

  • “Your quick and efficient dealings with the County District Attorney was a wonder to behold. By way of comparison, you managed to do in less than one hour what I had been trying to accomplish over the course of eight months and three court hearings.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT, ARAPAHOE COUNTY DUR

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    SATISFIED CLIENT - ARAPAHOE COUNTY DUI; DENVER COUNTY DUR

  • “Their depth and knowledge of the practice really showed through when they began working on my case.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DENVER COUNTY DUI

  • “Rhidian was not only concerned with my legal issues, but with my overall life. ”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; DUI CHARGE

  • “Thank you for making my criminal case disappear.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; LARIMER COUNTY DUI - DISMISSED

  • “You get an entire team of experts that make you feel like your case is the most important.”

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  • “Results speak for themselves, hire the Orr Law Firm.”

    SATISFIED CLIENT; WELD COUNTY DUI

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