In California, Marijuana is All But Legal

In California, marijuana is all but legal.  Medical marijuana dispensaries are prevalent throughout the state.  Our public discourse extols the benefits and relative harmlessness of the drug.  Every California ballot includes a proposition to “Legalize It.” But although marijuana may have medicinal merits, we must be wary of…

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Trauma Can Affect Different People in Different Ways

 Trauma can affect different people in different ways.  For some, it will impact their relationships, professional lives and mental well being for years after the event itself.  We have all heard and read about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which delineates the psychological effects of trauma.  While…

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Nation’s Divorce Rate Continues to Ascend

As the nation’s divorce rate continues to ascend, the dissolution of marriage vows has lost much of its stigma.  For many unhappy couples, the decision to separate is difficult to make, but it is not ridden with the same sense of guilt and shame that it was years…

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