Pre-employment. Employers nowadays would like to ensure that they will not hire someone who has a drug habit, [...]
At its business meeting held last July 12, the school board of Moberly High School in Missouri made a unanimous decision to adopt a random drug testing policy for its students, to commence during the coming school year.
The Moberly Monitor shared the following comment from Kenny Seifert, athletic / activities [...]
Middle school students attending schools in the Belividere School District in northern New Jersey may now undergo voluntary random drug testing, as the school district chose to adopt the drug testing program.
A report on NewsTimes.com shared that Superintendent Dirk Swaneveld is hopeful that the program will serve as a deterrent [...]
The Delaware Valley School District will fight the ruling of a judge over the school district’s random drug testing policy.
Judge Joseph Kameen recently ordered a preliminary injunction to halt the conduct of random drug testing for students who wish to participate in extra-curricular activities. The Pocono Record reported that Atty. William [...]
The Lafayette Police Department unveiled a newly-acquired, $350,000 high-tech Breath Alcohol Testing (BAT) bus, which will hopefully discourage drivers in Lafayette from drinking and then getting behind the wheel.
Police spokesman Cpl. Paul Mouton shared that the bus was purchased via a grant provided by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, according to a [...]
The Delaware Valley School District (DVSD) in Pennsylvania has been prevented from enforcing its drug testing policy, which required students who would like to engage in extra-curricular activities to undergo drug testing.
Pocono News reported that Pike County President Judge Joseph Kameen has decided to grant an injunction against forcing students [...]
Family and friends of the late British singer Amy Winehouse gathered on Tuesday to pay their respects and honour her, during her funeral in north London.
While her sudden death, in still unexplained circumstances that is being attributed at this time to a lingering battle with drugs and alcohol, brought pain and anguish [...]
Deaths due to drug overdose are among the causes of death that are deemed preventable. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for these cases of accidental overdose to occur in circumstances where witnesses are afraid to speak out and report the incident, for fear of being prosecuted – as they are usually also using [...]
Fake urine has found its way in many online stores. Many employers and the community, in general, are concerned that people could use it to try to cheat workplace drug tests and compromise employee safety. Online sellers claim that the synthetic urine they are selling can help people pass a drug test.
Pat McQuaid, president of the International Cycling Union or Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), world cycling’s governing body, said that encountering positive drug tests every now and then is not necessarily a “bad thing,” as it could mean that the body is effective in catching cheats and that their efforts are working.
“I don’t think it’s [...]
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