The recent “greening” of Colorado marijuana law leaves us uncertain about multiple ethical concerns applicable to those engaged in the practice of law within the state. Marijuana activities cover a broad commercial spectrum and might prompt participants to seek out legal assistance respecting contracts, leases, lending, business organization, and other substantial and complicated matters.
On June 15, 2015, the Colorado Supreme Court issued a decision interpreting Colorado’s Lawful Activities Statute, C.R.S. § 24-34-402.5 as not covering the use of medical marijuana pursuant to Colorado’s Medical Marijuana Amendment, Colo. Const. Art. XVIII, § 14.
Denver District Court Finds Plaintiff Who “Takes a Short Cut” Across Defendant’s Parking Lot a “Trespasser” under the Colorado Premises Liability Act
Chance Koch v. ABM Parking Services, Inc. f/k/a AMPCO System Parking, District Court, City and County of Denver, Case Number: 2014CV30067