Lawsuit: Man Arrested, Searched For Marijuana Solely For Having Colorado License Plate

The ensuing search of the vehicle by multiple unidentified officers found nothing and Roseen was issued a citation for “inattentive/careless” driving.

IDAHO: An Idaho state trooper arrested and fully searched a 70-year-old Washington man’s vehicle solely because he had a Colorado license plate – a state where marijuana is legal – a federal “license plate profiling” lawsuit alleges. Darien Roseen was driving along I-84 between his second home in Colorado and Washington state on Jan. 25 when Read the full article…

Keep The Marijuana In The Trunk, Colorado Law Enforcers Say

The law requires that marijuana in vehicles on public roadways or right-of-ways be in a sealed container and that the seal should not be broken.

COLORADO:  When it comes to a new Colorado law that covers having marijuana in vehicles, lawyers and law enforcement officers have some advice: Don’t try to decipher it. Just keep the weed in the trunk. The new law, SB-283, goes into effect Wednesday when recreational marijuana becomes legal, but some of those charged with enforcing the Read the full article…

Beware When Crossing State’s Borders After Marijuana Legalization

It is what Washingtonians will have to risk when crossing out of their corner of the country, into Idaho, Oregon and Canada. It is part of the price we pay for being first to test the waters of a new idea.

WASHINGTON: While government agencies in Washington, Colorado and in D.C. ponder the impact of legalizing marijuana, a patchwork of changes are likely already in motion in the bordering states where rules didn’t change. A recent trip to Idaho left me with little doubt of that.