There’s a story coming out of North Carolina that parents of infants should be aware of—especially if there’s a chance they could be suspected by doctors and nurses of exposing their children to marijuana.
In administering a standard infant screening test for THC (marijuana’s primary active component), doctors in a North Carolina hospital knew something was wrong when they saw a large number of positive results. As it turned out, the tests were showing false positives because of baby soap
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As a city known for its nightlife and party atmosphere, the city of Las Vegas sees many DUI arrests each year. In 2007 alone, 12,538 people were arrested in the state of Nevada under DUI charges. Because Nevada’s drunk driving and buzzed driving laws are stricter and tougher than nearly any other state’s, visitors to Las Vegas, Reno, and other cities in the state are often taken by surprise when they learn what consequences are possible if they are convicted.
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Conflict between national and state law is nothing new in the United States, but a recent lawsuit filed against a federal government bureau by a Nevada resident is sure to attract a lot of national attention. The lawsuit combines two political hot-button issues: legalized marijuana and gun possession rights. As some states begin to make marijuana legally available for medical purposes, they run into numerous problems combining the new state positions with national policy that still treats marijuana as an
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Misdemeanor DUI court, also known as a “moderate offenders program,” is a program that allows someone convicted of misdemeanor DUI (first or second offense) to stay out of jail and possibly have his or her charges reduced to something less serious. While the requirements and expenses of DUI court are significant, it does save you the devastation of spending up to six months in a Clark County jail and may allow you to return home if you live in another
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If you have been pulled over after a night of partying in Las Vegas and arrested for drunk driving, you are in a dangerous position. Don’t make the mistake of thinking that your DUI charges are an inconvenience that can be quickly cleared up and forgotten about. Failing to treat this accusation with the gravity it requires will cost you heavy penalties, treatment and monitoring that could last for years, and a spot on your criminal record that will haunt
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The current deplorable state of Clark County’s real estate market has proven profitable for at least one industry: the illegal marijuana trade. The last few years have seen a large increase in the number of “grow houses,” houses that are bought or rented at market-driven rock bottom prices for the sole purpose of being used as indoor marijuana farms. Because of the large amounts of illicit marijuana produced by these grow houses and the associated criminal activity connected with them,
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Drug paraphernalia charges are very complex, both in terms of the evidence used to support the charges and the factors considered in determining whether an offense should be treated as a felony or simply a misdemeanor. Given the complications of this legal area, having an attorney on your side who is thoroughly acquainted with Clark County’s drug paraphernalia laws and the ways they are typically handled by Judges and prosecutors is absolutely essential. You may not even be aware of
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Strong Defense if You Have Forfeited Cash in Nevada
In the course of a criminal investigation, police are allowed to seize anything that was used as a device in the furtherance of a crime or the property purchased with the proceeds of a crime. This is referred to in the legal system as forfeiture. Cash, cars, cell phones and other property can all be seized under forfeiture laws.
If you have been served with a complaint for forfeiture, an experienced
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Nevada Drug Sales Defense Lawyer
In its ongoing “war on drugs,” the state of Nevada aggressively prosecutes crimes involving the sale, trafficking or manufacturing of drugs. There is considerable pressure on prosecutors to win convictions in these cases, and they will do whatever it takes to get one. Be sure that you have a strong defense to match them.
If you are facing charges for any type of drug crime, get the help you need from an experienced Las Vegas
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Possession of Marijuana, Cocaine or Crystal Methamphetamine Defense
Drug possession crimes in Nevada can carry serious penalties including fines and jail time. Depending on the amount and type of drug you were caught with, you could be facing a felony charge. A conviction on drug possession charges could leave you with a permanent criminal record that will follow you for the rest of your life.
If you are facing any type of drug possession charges, don’t talk with anyone until
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