Drug Crimes

When Meds Become Prescription for P...

Abuse of prescription painkillers is a public health epidemic. In 2011, more people died from prescription painkiller overdoses than from heroin, cocaine and .... Read more

Criminal Sentences Determined by La...

Update The United States Sentencing Commission held a public hearing on June 2, 2011, about making the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 retroactive. The Commi.... Read more

Don't Mess with Meth!

Hundreds of thousands of people, perhaps even millions, use and abuse methamphetamine, or "meth." It's a multi-billion dollar industry for some, whi.... Read more

Drug Crimes

How High Is Too High To Drive?

In 2013, Washington and Colorado passed laws allowing the recreational use of marijuana. Eighteen states plus the District of Columbia allow medicinal use of marijuana. Do these changes mean that you ... Read more

When Can the Police Search My Car?

For police to legally search your car, a number of circumstances must be met. Because it is mobile and comparatively easy to dispose of, a car has fewer protections against search than a home. Your pe... Read more

Marijuana Legality Explained

Marijuana laws vary considerably. The states of Colorado and Washington are the first in the nation to legalize, tax and regulate the recreational possession and use of marijuana. Once implemented, th... Read more

When Meds Become Prescription for Prison

Abuse of prescription painkillers is a public health epidemic. In 2011, more people died from prescription painkiller overdoses than from heroin, cocaine and all other drugs combined, according to the... Read more

Terrorism, Crimes and Security

Terrorism is the use of violence and threats of violence against civilian targets, especially for political, religious or ideological purposes. The goal is intimidation or coercion. While not ... Read more

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