DUID – C.R.S. 42-4-1301. (1)(d)(e) Driving Under the Influence of Drugs

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Colorado Revised Statutes 42-4-1301
Driving Under the Influence of Drugs (Also known as ‘DUID’)

(d) As used in this section, one or more drugs means any drug, as defined in section 27-80-203 (13), C.R.S., any controlled substance, as defined in section 18-18-102 (5), C.R.S., and any inhaled glue, aerosol, or other toxic vapor or vapors, as defined in section 18-18-412, C.R.S. (e) The fact that any person charged with a violation of this subsection (1) is or has been entitled to use one or more drugs under the laws of this state, including, but not limited to, the medical use of marijuana pursuant to section 18-18-406.3, C.R.S., shall not constitute a defense against any charge of violating this subsection.


Driving under the Influence of Drugs – Prescription Drugs, Medical Marijuana, or any other Controlled Substance is a serious charge and can have severe consequences. These charges are not to be taken lightly – a defense attorney with experience in chemistry and biology can understand the complex nature of these charges and the circumstances in which the situation occurred.


Waters, Kubik, & Cassens, LLC. Partner Damon Cassens has been practicing law in Southern Colorado since 1994. Damon studied biology and chemistry prior to pursuing his JD, so he has knowledge about the science behind DUID, in addition to understanding the DUID laws – understanding the Colorado Revised Statues on Driving Under the Influence of Drugs, or DUID, is only PART of the battle! Get an attorney that will think outside the box and fight for your rights!

Hire a DUID Defense Attorney, with experience in Colorado Springs, Fountain, Security/Widefield, Woodland Park, Cripple Creek. Damon has defended those charged with DUI, DWAI and DUID in El Paso County Court & Teller County Courts.

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