• Criminal Background Checks California's Central Criminal Records Repository All fifty states, including California, has a central repository where criminal records are stored. Upon arrest or conviction, local law enforcement agencies and courts are supposed to transmit the information to the repository. California's central records repository is located at the Department of Justice. The repository is [...]

  • Butane Hash Oil What is it?  Butane Hash Oil is a type of concentrated cannabis made from high-potency marijuana leaves. The way it's made is by pouring liquid butane through a tube that contains cannabis and extracting THC from the plant matter. The THC remains in the butane until it reaches a container at the [...]

  • It’s been well documented so far that PTSD can take too long to treat through traditional talk-therapy and that anti-depressants and anti-anxiety meds only ease symptoms instead of treating the patient. Therefore, growing research supports the streamlined approach that responsible use LSD, MDMA, and other psychedelics can be the key to curing many individuals that [...]

  • In collaboration with Moby and The Flaming Lips, Miley Cyrus has caught heat over her recent video depicting her of foaming at the mouth while laying on a bed surrounded by pills. Advocates are up in arms about Cyrus' depiction of a drug overdose in light of her hospitalization for falling ill to an allergic [...]

  • It’s disappointing to hear when someone from our past gets a laugh at our expense—especially when all the evidence that could exonerate us is too far gone to present a defense. This is why it’s constitutionally unfair to bring charges against someone after too much time has passed. This is what has happened to world-renowned [...]

  • A handful of parents whose 5th-graders attended Laguna Niguel Elementary school's drug awareness program are angered by a short YouTube video showing youngsters smoking salvia. According to some of the parents, there was no opt-out option to take their children out of the program--saying that if there was, they would have exercised their option to [...]

  • The story of an American Hero - Tried as a Criminal Many people in our have mixed feelings about our criminal justice system—in particular, trials by jury. Some feel that people beat charges on technicalities while others point to innocent defendants that are incarcerated for crimes they never committed. We are hopeful that the worst [...]

  • Medicare's prescription drug program (known as Part D, under the Medicare comprehensive plan) reveals a rising use, misuse, and overprescription of common painkiller (opiodes) and anti-anxiety medications. To name a few, research show that there has been a steady increase in the prescription of hydrocodone, oxycodone, (which rose up to 50%) and increased dosage rates [...]

  • The Drug Policy Alliance and Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) released a comprehensive sixteen page report entitled:  “The DEA: Four Decades of Impending and Rejecting Science.” The compilation hinges on a two-part argument based on the last 40 years of legislative and scientific studies. First, the institutes claim the DEA has been refusing to [...]

  • There is a growing fervor over the soon-to-be-released prescription drug Zohydro, which is a powerful new pain killer with pure hydrocodone.  Intended to be a “slow-release drug, the pill releases over a twelve hour period. Activists that are fighting pharmaceutical companies and trying to bring pressure on government agencies argue that people who abuse prescription [...]