As authorities attempt to deal with the growing problem of drugged driving, fueled by the marijuana legalization movement and a prescription drug abuse epidemic, they are finding it a difficult legislative task. This week, a court has struck down another state law aimed at convicting drugged drivers.
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled that the present of marijuana metabolites in the blood stream alone is not enough evidence that a driver is impaired. Read More...
Even advocates for the legalization of marijuana agree that recreational use of weed is not safe for children whose brains are still developing. But the messages kids are getting from today's culture is, "marijuana is medicine, therefore it's safe" and "it's legal, so it must be okay." Neither is true for children. Read more...
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Medical marijuana is intended to help people who have serious, debilitating medical conditions that standard medical treatments cannot help. The problem is that it is actually being prescribed for many other diseases and conditions that aren't on the approved lists and those that can be easily faked. Read more...
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Alcohol and drug use can progress into abuse and even addiction so insidiously that sometimes people do not realize that it has become a problem for them and those around them. The following self-assessment tests can help you determine whether or not it may be time to get help.
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