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"Death Diaries" show the causes of opiate epidemic clearly

The "Death Diaries," or a project looking at what drugs were most responsible for patient deaths in 2013, has shown a serious problem in California. Amidst the opioid epidemic, this project aimed to find out which drugs caused the most problems to help reduce the ability of individuals to obtain them and to identify how they're obtaining them.

Are chemical drug tests accurate?

The police pull you over, claim to find illegal drugs in your car, and use a field test to examine them right there on the side of the road. The chemical -- cobalt thiocyanate -- starts out pink and then turns blue. That means, the police tell you, that the substance was cocaine. You're arrested immediately.

Domestic violence could rear its ugly head at any point

In a relationship, you know there are good times and bad times. You know there are times when you or your partner say things you don't mean. Unfortunately, there are situations in which things go too far. In this case, it's possible that your partner could accuse you of domestic violence.

Assemblyman proposes field test for stoned drivers

While the smoke has hardly settled from the victory celebrations of California's marijuana smokers' November victory to legalize the recreational use of pot in the state, Assemblyman Tom Lackey has thrust up a new roadblock that could land those who smoke and drive behind bars.

Drug offenses and diversion programs

Every drug charge, even those that appear minor on the surface, can impact the rest of your life. This holds true both on a personal and professional level. For this reason, you need to understand your legal rights should you be charged with a drug offense. With the right information on your side, it's easier to employ a defense strategy that may help you avoid the most serious consequences.

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