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New device said to detect THC by breath

Most people in New Mexico are aware that law enforcement officers routinely use breath test devices to detect alcohol in a driver's system and to measure the amount of alcohol found. This measurement is based on parts per thousand. THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, is said to be far less concentrated than alcohol making detection by breath extremely difficult if not impossible. One company from California appears to be on a mission to make this possible.

Examining the implications arising from drug overdoses

People in Roswell will often roll their eyes at the "wrong place, wrong time" defense. For them, the idea of you innocently walking into a situation where criminal activity may have been occurring may just seem too far-fetched. Yet you might be surprised at just how many of the clients that we here at the Sanders Law Firm have worked with have found themselves in such scenarios. Often, whatever criminal issues they face have less to do with what they may have been doing where they were arrested than the fact that they were there at all. 

New Mexico and the legalization of marijuana debate

As a whole, the nation has seen a gradual change in the ways it views certain illegal substances. Perhaps reaching the biggest spotlight, marijuana has been the focal topic of debate in recent years. While some New Mexico residents fear a costly fee or even time behind bars, laws in the state appear to be shifting. 

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