The Cannabis Dillemma For Hiring Managers

By | 2019-04-16T19:39:18+00:00 April 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Ten states and Washington, D.C. have legalized recreational marijuana use. Lawmakers in Illinois, New Jersey, New York and elsewhere are pushing me to do the same. More than 60% of Americans support legalization, according to Pew Research Center, double the rate in 2000. More than half of employers give drug test to job applicants, according [...]

Cannabis Coming to a Dispensary Near You

By | 2019-04-16T19:14:19+00:00 April 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|

It will be more than a year before Missouri patients will be able to step into a dispensary and legally buy marijuana as a doctor-certified treatment, said three private-sector sources tied to Amendment 2's development. State officials can edit the rules, but the voter-approved amendment to the Missouri Constitution order to complete by June 4th, [...]

Red Flag Gun Laws

By | 2019-04-11T20:21:29+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Americans should resist the trend of assumed guilt and demand elected officials end the assault on our second amendment constitutional right. Red Flag law have spurred quite a bit of controversy. This legislative movement seeks to be dangerous to themselves or others. Proponents believe this will lessen and help combat mass shootings and suicides. The [...]

Victim’s Rights

By | 2019-04-11T19:39:54+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Article 1, Section 32 of the Constitution of Missouri and Chapter 595 of the Missouri Statute sets out our constitutional rights RSMO 595.209. Victims' rights are very important in Missouri such as the right of victims to be present at all criminal proceedings where the defendant has a right to be : To be present [...]

Beating ShotSpotter in Firearms Trials

By | 2019-04-09T20:37:43+00:00 April 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Until 10 years ago, the standard gun trial consisted of police officers testifying that they recovered a gun from on or near the suspect and an "expert" concluding the gun was operable and/or manufactured out of state. Today, even the most routine gun cases commonly involved fingerprints and DNA testing, evidence derived from clients' social [...]

Have You Been a Victim of Identity Theft?

By | 2019-04-04T19:41:46+00:00 April 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Have you or someone you know been a victim of identity theft? Here are the steps to take if you think you have been a victim: Order a copy of your credit report from one or more of three credit bureaus Dispute any fraudulent charges on accounts Place a fraud alert on your credit report [...]

Cannabis Coming to a Dispensary Near You

By | 2019-04-02T20:37:23+00:00 April 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Three private-sector sources tied to Amendment 2's development said, "It will be more than a year before Missouri patients will be able to step into a dispensary and legally buy marijuana as a doctor-recommended treatment". State officials can edit the rules, but the voter-approved amendment to the Missouri constitution orders them to complete by June [...]

Sports Gambling in the State of Missouri

By | 2019-03-27T17:55:55+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Missouri Legislators are considering bills to legalize sports gambling statewide after the U.S Supreme Court (2018) repealed a federal regulation. The Supreme Court now allows states to decide how to handle sports gambling on their own. We currently have bingo, lottery, horse racing, fantasy sports, and casinos which are legal under current law. The Court [...]

Drug Package Profile

By | 2019-03-21T21:20:42+00:00 March 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|

The U.S. Postal Service and DEA has developed a drug packing profile to stop mail trafficking. Faced with a deluge of suspicious packing heading towards consumers, courts determine that any reasonable expectation of privacy in personal effects must give way to society's interest in law enforcement to win the war on drugs. Mail Procedure Suspicious [...]