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The first thing that you should know is that Marijuana is the Spanish language word for Cannabis. Back in the 1930’s when cannabis came under attack by the federal government drug agents started using the Spanish language “marijuana” instead of cannabis so that the racial passions of the public would be inflamed.  Lost in that […]

DUI – Prescription Drugs & Drugged Driving: What Should You Know When most people think of DUI, they associate it with drinking and driving. However, in all U.S. states, someone can be charged with some form of DUI for operating a vehicle while under the influence or prescription drugs or other controlled substances. This could […]

People Playing Pokemon Go in their cars and California Law on Texting In California, it seems that the locals have had enough and now California Legislators are now trying to extend the law on texting while driving to playing Pokemon GO and any other such game in the future. The California Assembly have reportedly (according […]

What are the Presidential Candidates’ Positions on Marijuana Legalization and on Medical Marijuana? The chatter about cannabis has grown a little louder on the American campaign trail this election season. The major party candidates, as well as so-called third party candidates have endorsed full legalization to full medical marijuana programs to more limited and restrictive […]

THE FRUITS OF AN ILLEGAL SEARCH OR SEIZURE ARE TAINTED AND MAY NOT BE USED AS EVIDENCE Evidence seized as the result of a search or seizure (or an arrest) which has exceeded permissible bounds is the “fruit of the poisonous tree” and must be excluded. Wong Sun v. United States, (1973) 371 U.S. 471. Thus confessions, […]