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Cultivation of Marijuana in Colorado

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Colorado is one of the few states that has recently legalized marijuana for personal use. But while it is currently legal, there are still laws in place that govern how the drug can be used by Colorado citizens. If you were accused and arrested for supposedly violating one of these laws, you can face serious penalties. Don't take any chances – retain our Denver drug crime attorneys.

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Understanding the State's Cultivation Laws

It is a crime in Colorado to cultivate or produce more than six marijuana plants for personal use at one time. Additionally, it is also a crime to knowingly allow plants to be grown on your own property. The penalties can be severe and are based on the number of plants being cultivated.

Some of the most common penalties are detailed below:

  • Six plants or fewer: Cultivating six plants or fewer for anything other than personal use is a misdemeanor and punishable by up to 18 months in jail and/or up to $5000 in fines.
  • Between seven and 29 plants: Considered a class five felony, offenders can face up to three years in prison and/or up to $100,000 in fines.
  • 30 or more plants: A class four felony that is punishable by up to six years in prison and/or up to $500,000 in fines.

Given the nature of these penalties, you cannot afford to go without legal representation. Our firm can review your charges and craft a compelling defense unique to what you are facing. We are here to ensure that your freedoms are protected, so get in touch with a drug crimes lawyer at our Denver firm today.