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  • Why Are More Women Being Arrested for DUI?
    Why Are More Women Being Arrested for DUI?

    According to 2011 data released by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), and analyzed by Southern California radio station KPCC , there was a significant increase in the number of females ...

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  • Does Marijuana Affect Safe Driving?
    Does Marijuana Affect Safe Driving?

    Over the years, there has been a lot of debate about the safety and medical uses of marijuana. Recently, numerous states, including California, have legalized a small amount of marijuana for personal ...

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  • Can I Get a DUI for Synthetic Marijuana?
    Can I Get a DUI for Synthetic Marijuana?

    Talk to any emergency room physician about synthetic marijuana and they’ll have strange stories about young people coming into their hospital acting violent and confused. While many of these ...

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  • Medical Marijuana and DUID in California
    Medical Marijuana and DUID in California

    In 1970, Congress made marijuana a Schedule 1 substance under the Controlled Substance Act because back then, the government believed that marijuana had “no accepted medical use.” Now, nearly 50 years ...

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  • Defenses for a Marijuana DUI in Orange County
    Defenses for a Marijuana DUI in Orange County

    On Nov. 6, 1996, the California Compassionate Use Act, Proposition 215 went into effect as California Health & Safety Code 11362.5, making it legal for a California-licensed physician to recommend ...

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  • Marijuana Arrests Plunge in Orange County
    Marijuana Arrests Plunge in Orange County

    In 2009, 7,440 people were arrested for misdemeanor marijuana offenses in Orange County. In 2014, the number of pot-related arrests plunged to 548, a 93 percent decrease thanks to a law that passed in ...

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