Recent Posts in Drugs Category

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs

In Kansas, the laws which govern driving under the influence (DUI) prohibit the use of drugs other than just alcohol. Many people may not know that a driver may be guilty of DUI for operating a ...
Continue reading "Driving Under the Influence of Drugs" »

Criminalize DUI Test Refusal - US Supreme Court vs Kansas Supreme Court

A few years ago, the Kansas legislature made it a criminal act to refuse to take a chemical test during a DUI investigation. As a criminal defense attorney, I immediately thought it was an ...
Continue reading "Criminalize DUI Test Refusal - US Supreme Court vs Kansas Supreme Court" »

Detection Of Odor Of Marijuana Sometimes Not Even Possible

Over the years as a criminal defense attorney, I have often times heard a police officer testify to something like, “in my experience and training, I could smell the odor of marijuana.” ...
Continue reading "Detection Of Odor Of Marijuana Sometimes Not Even Possible" »

Man Arrested Over 1,500 Times

As a Kansas criminal defense attorney, I often see people get trapped in the system. However, a Lexington, Kentucky man brings a whole new meaning to this understanding. 64 year old Henry Early has ...
Continue reading "Man Arrested Over 1,500 Times" »

Trial Tax

Assistant District Attorneys, Federal Prosecutors, and City prosecutors are known for threatening harsher sentences if a plea is not entered. This doesn't happen all the time, but it is not ...
Continue reading "Trial Tax" »

Johnson & Johnson Settles Over Drug Risperdal

Risperdal was a drug that was aggressively promoted and sold by Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for unapproved uses, mostly targeting providers who treated ...
Continue reading "Johnson & Johnson Settles Over Drug Risperdal" »

Issues in George Zimmerman Trial Regarding Death of Trayvon Martin

The George Zimmerman trial regarding the death of Trayvon Martin has generated an unusual amount of controversy. What do people think about this case? Please speak out and let us know your thoughts. ...
Continue reading "Issues in George Zimmerman Trial Regarding Death of Trayvon Martin" »

Medicinal Marijuana in Kansas?

Under Senate Bill 9, doctors would be authorized to write prescriptions for cannabis, to their clients who have qualifying medical conditions. Such proposed legislation is supported by 70 percent of ...
Continue reading "Medicinal Marijuana in Kansas?" »

Two Women Sue State Troopers Over Drunk Driving Investigation Gone Too Far

Twenty four year old, Ashley Dobbs, and her thirty eight year old aunt, Angel Dobbs, are suing Texas state Troopers Kelley Hellerson and David Farrell in federal court. Allegedly, on July 13, 2012, ...
Continue reading "Two Women Sue State Troopers Over Drunk Driving Investigation Gone Too Far" »

CBD Reported as Safe

Current Pharmaceutical Design published an online article stating that cannabidiol is safe for humans to take orally. It is a non-psychotropic cannabis plant which is well tolerated by humans. It is ...
Continue reading "CBD Reported as Safe" »

Jurors Acquit a "Guilty" Man

When the potential jurors arrived for trial in Harris County, Texas last week, they were asked a routine question during voir dire. The questions asked was, if the jurors believed beyond a reasonable ...
Continue reading "Jurors Acquit a "Guilty" Man" »

Common household products can lead to false-positive marijuana tests

A recent study found that common shampoos, soaps and moisturizers commonly leads to false positive test results. Although the precise mechanism is unknown, common ingredients can confuse the test. ...
Continue reading "Common household products can lead to false-positive marijuana tests" »

Extra Harmful Drug Combinations

The reality is, drugs are harmful to our body. The same is true even for legal prescription drugs. However, as a criminal defense lawyer, I am well aware that many people often use drugs. I recently ...
Continue reading "Extra Harmful Drug Combinations" »

Medical Marijuana in Kansas?

Kansas Proposed House Bill 2330 would legalize medical marijuana. This law hopes to provide legal protection for medical marijuana patients. The proposed bill will be heard by the House Committee on ...
Continue reading "Medical Marijuana in Kansas?" »
Internet Marketing Experts

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.