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Colorado Laws and Programs

According to 2005–06 data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 384,000 (10 percent) of Colorado citizens (ages 12 or older) reported past month use of an illicit drug, 295,000 (7.68 percent) reported past month marijuana use, and 162,000 (4.21 percent) reported past month use of an illicit drug other than marijuana. In 2006 the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) reported 16,266 adult arrests for drug use violations, 31,130 adult arrests for driving under the influence, and 12,010 adult arrests for liquor law violations. The CBI (2006) also reported 3,627 juvenile arrests for drug use violations, 561 juvenile arrests for driving under the influence, and 5,490 juvenile arrests for liquor law violations.

Colorado criminal statutes, found under Title 18 of the ...

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