As we talked about in an earlier post, getting a job in this market is tough enough even if you don’t have a criminal record. Many job applicants believe they may be dismissed from contention for a position because of a past incident on their criminal record.
A study conducted on California roads found that more people are driving under the influence of drugs than under the influence of alcohol. The California Office of Traffic Safety conducted the survey by analyzing 1,300 saliva samples of people who were pulled over during a two-day period between the hours of 10pm and 3am. The […]
Since the mid-1990s, the U.S. has had numerous opportunities to discuss marijuana’s value as a medicine. In 1996, California and Arizona passed voter initiatives authorizing marijuana for medicinal purposes. Around the same time, Barry McCaffrey, the director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, stated his agency’s position that marijuana is a dangerous drug […]
According to a new report by the Global Commission on Drug Policy, the global war on drugs has failed and governments should explore legalizing marijuana and other controlled substances. The report contends that the world-wide “war on drugs has failed, with devastating consequences for individuals and societies around the world.” The report explicates that “Political […]