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…

How To Assert Your Rights When You Encounter The Police

The first magic words can set you free. Simply ask,

“AM I FREE TO GO?”

If you use pot you are a criminal. This is true even in Colorado and Washington, where the feds continue to outlaw cannabis. This is also true in California and other states that provide medical protection. This means the police not only have the right, but the obligation to try and stop you (though state Read the full article…

Sanity On Pot And Stop-And-Frisk

Holder’s decision, and the reaction to it, suggests the changing political reality around marijuana

NEW YORK: Two of the big legal stories of the past few weeks seem, on the surface, to have almost nothing to do with one another. Attorney General Eric Holder gave a tentative acquiescence to the marijuana-legalization programs in the states of Colorado and Washington. A federal judge declared that the stop-and-frisk practices of the New York Police Department violated Read the full article…