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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