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Drug Charges

Nevada Rules on Marijuana and Driving

Performance-Based Testing being Considered for Driving under the Influence of Marijuana Charges  Section 484C.110 of the Nevada Revised Statute currently sets the standard for violations of driving under the influence of marijuana. This law deems a person to be “per se intoxicated” if certain levels of marijuana are detected in the blood or urine. The…

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Las Vegas Drug Crime Lawyer

What you Need to Know about Drug Crime Laws in Nevada Drug crimes in Nevada can include possession, intent to distribute, manufacturing, or trafficking illegal substances. Nevada recognizes different categories of drugs based upon their properties, and some examples are:Category I: PCP, Ecstasy, heroin and hydrocodone Category II: Cocaine, Ritalin (used without a prescription) and…

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Illegal Possession of Marijuana

Consequences of Marijuana Possession New marijuana laws are big news in some American states. Recreational marijuana use is now legal in Colorado and elsewhere, but the same can’t be said for Nevada. In most cases, marijuana possession is still considered a crime. Even people who have marijuana in their control for personal use, without intending…

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Las Vegas Controlled Substance Lawyers

Controlled Substances Violations have High Stakes for Nevada Offenders Under Chapter 453 of the Nevada Revised Statute, controlled substances are anything that has a “stimulant, depressant or hallucinogenic effect” for which a person does not have a valid prescription. It can include both legal and illegal substances, with an exception being granted for the medical…

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Operation Pure Luck in Las Vegas

Operation Pure Luck is a collaboration between local and federal law enforcement officials. It began several years ago in an effort to curtail crimes by motorcycle gangs. This operation has recently led to the indictment of 32 people in the Las Vegas area on a variety of charges that were mostly related to drugs and…

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Huffing Still a Serious Crime Concern in Vegas

Huffing still a Major Concern among Vegas Teens Huffing hasn’t received much attention lately, but that doesn’t mean it’s still not a problem. Since the items used for huffing are readily available, individuals can easily take part in this activity virtually undetected. Teens are especially vulnerable to trying this act, which can result in brain…

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Is Taking Blood on DUI Suspicion an Illegal Search?

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled recently, in Missouri v. McNeely, that the natural dissipation of alcohol in the blood stream does not always constitute an “exigency” sufficient to justify drawing blood without a warrant. In that case, Tyler McNeely was stopped shortly after 2:00 a.m. for speeding and crossing the centerline. McNeely told the officer…

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Palms Resorts Supplying Prostitutes?

Palms Resort Accused of Providing Drugs and  Prostitutes The Palms Resort here in Las Vegas was recently fined one million dollars for allegedly supplying drugs and prostitutes to undercover agents. In an investigation that began last year, employees of the casino were caught supplying prostitutes and drugs such as Ecstasy and Percocet at three of…

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Human Trafficking in Las Vegas?

Action Needed to curb Human Trafficking in Vegas The U.S. Justice Department has named Las Vegas as one of the 17 most likely destinations for human trafficking in the United States. Human trafficking is a serious problem, with the DOJ estimating anywhere between 17,000 and 20,000 people being brought to this country against their will…

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Dealing with a Home that was Used for Making Meth

Is Meth a part of your Home’s History? Those who are in the market for a new home may have more to be concerned about than the value and condition of that home-they should also be concerned about meth labs. The Department of Justice contains a registry of clandestine laboratories, and it could be worth…

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