Note that people under 21 convicted of possessing pot or of marijuana use face a petty offense charge for being a minor in possession (CRS 18-6-701). Penalties increase with each successive conviction:
The wait time to seal criminal records in Colorado depends on the type of conviction.
3. What are the penalties for illegal cultivation?
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7. Can I be deported?
Colorado marijuana law permits adults 21 and older to home grow up to six cannabis plants in a residence as long as:
Up to six plants are allowed per Colorado resident over age 21, with as many as three plants flowering at one time.
Marijuana plants must be kept in an enclosed, locked area that can’t be viewed openly. This means the plants can’t be outside.
At homes with residents under 21, any marijuana grow area must be enclosed and locked in a separate space that minors can’t access.
Coloradans can grow marijuana in their homes for personal use.