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Recreational Marijuana in Missouri

Nov 10, 2022

Missourians recently voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by passing an amendment to the Missouri Constitution. What does this mean for you or your friends? When you can roll The amendment takes effect on December 8, 2022, but you won’t be able to legally purchase marijuana from a licensed dispensary until February 6, […]

Reasons to talk to your child about medication sharing in Missouri

Oct 20, 2022

If you’re like most parents in Missouri, you want to do everything in your power to keep your children safe. One way to do that is to talk to them about prescription drug sharing. Many kids don’t realize the dangers of sharing prescription drugs with their friends or family because, to them, their intentions are […]

3 times you may have reason to question a breath test’s results

Jun 25, 2022

3 times you may have reason to question a breath test’s results Physical evidence, like chemical evidence, can help the state build a compelling criminal case. It is certainly more convincing than eyewitness testimony. When it comes to accusations of drunk driving, breath tests are the most common way for police officers to collect chemical […]

What are the possible ramifications of underage drinking in Missouri?

Jun 20, 2022

The legal drinking age in Missouri is 21. However, peer pressure and social settings make underage drinking a common occurrence. What consequences could you face for this? Academic consequences If you are a student, underage drinking could impact your academic career. You could get placed on academic probation. You may have your student aid revoked. If you’re […]

How Alcohol Affects Your Body Alcohol 101, Part 2

Jul 27, 2021

How Alcohol Affects Your Body Alcohol 101, Part 2   Welcome to Part 2 of our three-part series on everything you need to know about alcohol. This second part explains the different effects alcohol has on your body, covering topics like why drinking can make you crave junk food and make it so hard to […]

How Your Body Breaks Down Alcohol

Jul 20, 2021

How Your Body Breaks Down Alcohol Alcohol 101, Part 1   This is Part 1 in what will be a three-part series on everything you need to know about alcohol. This first part explains how your body processes alcohol. The second and third parts will go into the effects of alcohol on your body and […]

Do Wine, Liquor, and Beer Affect You Differently?

Jul 13, 2021

Do Wine, Liquor, and Beer Affect You Differently? Uncovering the truth behind the effects of different types of alcohol   Every drink comes with a story. One friend claims that champagne goes straight to their head, while the other whines about feeling gassy after three beers. For some, red wine is a one-way ticket to […]

The Online Confrontation Clause

Jul 13, 2021

Just like everything else at the start of the pandemic, the U.S. justice system grinded to a halt in an attempt to wait out the storm. Unfortunately, it quickly became apparent that COVID was going to stick around, so the U.S. was forced to resurrect the justice system by turning to a media they recently […]

Felonies and Misdemeanors: What is the Difference?

Jul 8, 2021

  The law is filled with legal jargon that is confusing to most outside of the profession. To make things worse, some terms are not even clearly defined to lawyers. Something not commonly known outside of the law profession is the difference between felonies and misdemeanors. The Difference Each crime a defendant is charged with […]