Drug Schedules Changing For Some Hydrocodone Combos
On October 6th the DEA rule switching”hydrocodone combination products” like Lortab and Vicodin from schedule III to schedule II came into effect. The rule was passed to curb abuse and encourage patients and prescribers to consider alternative ways to deal with pain. Previously, these drugs were regulated as Schedule III drugs.
Common hydrocodone combinations are used as pain relievers, cough suppressants and enhance the benefits of other drugs like acetaminophen or cough/cold medicines. [Read the full post. . .]
Alcoholics Anonymous for Atheists and Agnostics? Yes, that is a thing.
AA is open to people of all beliefs, but it is undoubtedly a spiritual program that asks people to have faith in certain principles. One of the most basic requirements of the program is that people believe in a higher power. The second step talks about how members came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. While the third step describes how they [Read the full post. . .]
Stoned driving laws took a hit this week when Arizona ruled that per se limits on marijuana could not be applied.
Ohio has adopted a draconian impairment law that punishes drivers for having a metabolite of marijuana in their system. In effect that means that you are stoned driving if you smoke or ingest marijuana the metabolite “hydroxy-THC” that will remain in your body long after the “high” has dissipated. This means that you may be “impaired” for purposes of [Read the full post. . .]
Drug Possession, a.k.a. Possession of a controlled substance is defined in Ohio as knowingly obtaining, possessing or using a controlled substance under the Ohio Revised Code § 2925.11. As applied to marijuana, possession of less than 100 grams (or about 3.5 ounces), giving 20 grams or less of marijuana to another person, or growing less than 100 grams of marijuana are each considered “minor misdemeanors,” punishable by a maximum fine of $150. A minor misdemeanor is not a “jailable” [Read the full post. . .]
If you attend college in Ohio you need to know Ohio Drug Laws and how they can get you in trouble.
Selling or distributing illicit drugs: O.R.C. Section 2925.03 prohibits any person from selling or offering to sell any controlled substance, preparing or packaging any controlled substance for sale, or distributing any controlled substances. Anyone who violates this statute is guilty of drug trafficking. Violation of this statute is a felony, the level of which depends on the [Read the full post. . .]