On March 20, 2019, the Las Vegas City Council met to discuss a proposed bill regarding social use venues (consumption lounge) in the City of Las Vegas. After deliberation, the Council members instructed the City staff that they would like various additions included. These include; The creation of a pilot program, which would only allow…
While U.S. Soccer doesn’t have the same high profile as the NFL, how do the cases differ? Aren’t women’s soccer players just as much role models as male football players? The goalkeeping record is an important one, both for Solo and for women’s soccer, but does it really trump an accusation of domestic violence? Why…
There are generally a couple of routes marijuana establishments take to getting insured; owners may use insurance companies that specifically cater to the cannabis industry or, alternatively, they may secure insurance through more traditional insurers willing to carry the risk.  Some companies may also choose to self-insure, but that is relatively rare. Popular Marijuana Insurance…
If you are stopped for suspicion of DWI in the greater St. Louis area, it is likely that the police officer will request that you submit to a breath test. Breath tests are intended to provide an estimate of your Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC). What if the police use an outdated and inaccurate device to…
A man and woman are facing charges after alegedly fleeing from police during a traffic stop. Police say they pulled the two over for a traffic citation, and noticed the two switching positions in the car. The male who is alleged to have been driving before the stop was found not to have a valid…
In 2017, over 42 million people visited Las Vegas.1 With such a large volume of tourists, and with the legalization of medical and adult-use marijuana in Nevada, the question of whether or not marijuana can be brought into or out of the state arises. Despite more states continuing to legalize marijuana for medical and/or adult…
A man who was high on pot when he killed a popular youth minister and his young son in a wreck in 1997 will be back in court Thursday facing new drunken driving charges. The defendant, now 34, was charged as a chronic DWI offender earlier this year after a police officer saw him crash…
Marijuana first became legal for medical use in Nevada in 2000, but patients had to grow their own. In 2013, the Nevada Legislature authorized a state regulated commercial marijuana industry and since then it’s been a rapidly growing business. There are, however, a lot of pitfalls to avoid, and those who enter this industry should…
What is CBD Oil? Cannabidiol is a compound found within the cannabis plant.  It does not contain THC, which is the mind-altering chemical compound in marijuana.  There is no high obtained by using CBD, but rather a centering and calming sensation that will come over the user when consumed. Why is CBD Oil so popular…
One of the first questions I ask as client facing a DWI in St. Louis County is whether they refused a breath test. If you want a strong defense in court, don’t give the police any evidence to use against you. Alcohol in your mouth, around your teeth, and in your stomach can cause a…