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March 2015 Archives

Recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado, but not for everyone

If you pay attention to the news, then you may have learned a shocking statistic about our state as of late. In a USA Today article last month, Colorado residents learned that the number of middle school students who were caught with drugs last year set a "decade-high record" in the state. Even though a majority of school districts did not specifically name which drugs were found, some residents are pointing fingers at the state's legalization of marijuana as the reason for the increase in drug possession instances among teens.

How a simple prescription drug can land you in big trouble

Imagine for a moment that you are prescribed pain medication after visiting the doctor for an injury. After awhile, the pain subsides but you notice that you haven't taken all of the pills. A friend of yours has been complaining of lower back pain for weeks now so you decide to see if they want them. They do but you think back to how expensive it was to get the prescription in the first place. What would be the harm in asking for some money for your unused pills?

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