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What is substance abuse disorder?

Often, if you face a drug-related charge, you may have a substance abuse disorder. According to MayoClinic, drug addiction is a disease that affects your behavior and your brain's ability to control whether you use narcotics or other substances. Those with substance...

Misuse of prescription drugs in Wisconsin

Prescription drugs have accepted medical uses to treat certain diseases. However, they can do harm if used in a way other than the prescriber intended. There is a crisis of misuse of prescription drugs throughout the United States, and Wisconsin is no exception. Not...

What factors affect blood alcohol concentration?

Your blood alcohol concentration is an objective measure of how much alcohol is in your system. In Wisconsin, it is illegal for you to drive with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or greater. Circumstances can affect how your body processes the alcohol you...

3 mistakes to avoid after an OWI arrest

If you get arrested for drinking and driving, you could face charges for Operating While Visibly Impaired. In Wisconsin, an OWI conviction comes with serious consequences. For example, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, a first offense for OWI...

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