Temporary hires entering Lynn public schools may soon be undergoing drug tests, if proposed policy changes push through.
Attorney John Mihos was surprised to learn of the drug testing policies at area schools for the hiring of day-to-day substitute teachers and paraprofessionals. According to a feature on Itemlive.com, he learned that public schools [...]
An anonymous survey of Ridge High School seniors revealed that 70% admitted drinking alcohol and 28% admitted using marijuana within the past month, according to a feature on Basking Ridge Patch. This has led the Board of Education to bring back the idea of random drug testing among high school students.
Two years [...]
While the US is working against the alarming trend of Spice and bath salts abuse, officials in the Upper Hunter region in Australia are setting drug testing facilities to fight the growing abuse of a new herbal drug, known as Kronic.
According to a feature on ABC News, Kronic is [...]
Previous reports say that the existence of non-authorized online pharmacies has led to the easy access and wide distribution of prescription medicines and its abuse. However, a recent study stresses that doctors can do more to curb the prescription drug abuse trend.
According to a feature on Medical News Today, only [...]
The Chicago Housing Authority’s new plan to require drug testing for its current and future residents is on the spotlight, with people debating on whether or not this is a good idea. The proposal would require CHA residents and housing applicants over the age of 18, including senior citizens, to be tested for [...]
Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao has been at the receiving end of drug abuse accusations. However, in the recent drug tests conducted on Pacquiao for his bout for the WBO welterweight title against Shane Mosley, Pacquiao has proven his innocence as Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Keith Kizer announced that his drug [...]
Raytown School District officials will be sponsoring a forum to be participated by parents and students to discuss a drug testing program that they believe would be instrumental in addressing a growing drug problem.
According to Superintendent Allan Markley, having a drug testing program deserves consideration. At the very least, it could provide students a [...]
High school students in city of Gainesville, Georgia may soon find themselves submitting samples for drug tests once the proposal for random drug testing is approved.
The proposed program will include testing for marijuana, cocaine, performance-enhancing drugs and other drugs, according to a feature on Fox 5. Students involved in extra [...]
Sri Lankan boxing star Manju Wanniarachchi failed his drug test and has been formally stripped of the gold medal he won at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. His test sample had traces of 19-Norandrosterone, a banned anabolic agent under the World Anti-Doping Agency’s list of prohibited substances.
The Commonwealth Games Federation Court has awarded [...]
After due deliberation, Larimer County commissioners have approved changes to the county’s substance abuse prevention policy. With such changes, new employees will undergo pre-employment drug testing.
According to a feature on Reporter-Herald, drug testing will then be mandatory for applicants offered a regular or limited-term job as well as for those [...]
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