Firefighters serving in New South Wales are very much against a plan by the State Government to subject them to random drug testing.
The firefighters intend to counter the proposed random drug testing with an industrial action. Reports indicate that the plan involves mandatory testing for all professional firefighters. The Fire Brigade Employees [...]
Despite an increasing concern over abuse of the drug known as bath salts, which is already illegal in Pennsylvania, it turns out that the substance is not included in the mandated drug tests that convicted criminals undergo.
This was revealed by an investigation conducted by Action 16, which found out from probation officials [...]
Six waste workers working at the most contaminated nuclear site in the country chose to resign from their jobs rather than submit themselves to drug testing.
Drug testing for about 100 workers in the site was prompted by the discovery of a baggie of marijuana last August 8. The baggie was found in [...]
Parents of sixth- and seventh-grade students attending the Hempfield Area School District in Pennsylvania will be given the chance to administer drug testing at home, through home drug test kits.
Parents of sixth- and seventh-graders in the three middle schools of the school district – West Hempfield, Harrold, and Wendover – will be [...]
Sydney, Australia, has ramped-up the conduct of random drug testing among its police officers, in a bid to ensure a cleaner line-up of officers in its police force.
With the strengthened drug testing program, one in three officers will undergo random drug testing this year, bringing the total expected number of police officers [...]
Alabama is taking the same states taken by other states, such as Florida, which now has a law that requires welfare applicants to take drug tests.
Rep. Kerry Rich of Albertville said “I don’t think the taxpayers should have to help fund somebody’s drug habit.”
Republican legislators in Alabama revealed that they are [...]
Minor Leaguer Mike Jacobs, first baseman in the Colorado Rockies’ organization, and former Mets player, has tested positive for the banned performance drug human growth hormone (HGH). .
A spokesman for the World Anti-Doping Agency revealed that Jacobs is the first U.S. professional athlete to test positive for HGH, and the eighth worldwide, [...]
A school district in Warren County, New Jersey, has decided to expand drug testing to students in middle school.
The Belvidere School Board chose to expand its drug testing program to sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students who are attending Oxford Street Elementary. The decision was actually made late July, although [...]
It may only be one word, but a change in the drug testing policy of a Texas school district may potentially allow it to save on cost, without sacrificing the effectiveness of the policy in fighting drug use among its students.
The Willis Independent School District has decided to change the word “shall” [...]
City officials of the city of Keyser, West Virginia, are seriously considering having certain people under the city payroll, specifically those who are driving a city vehicle or operating equipment, undergo drug testing.
Randy Amtower and key city officials have almost arrived at a final decision regarding the drug testing proposal on Wednesday, [...]
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