Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar of Ireland confirmed that roadside drug testing of motorists will be introduced early next year.
Motorists suspected of being under the influence of drugs will be asked to perform tests to measure co-ordination abilities. The drivers will be asked to do physical exercises or gestures, [...]
Brett Morse supports the British Olympic Association’s decision to ban athletes guilty of past drugs offenses for life . He says it would be annoying to lose his Olympic dream to another athlete who has a history of failing a drug test.
Carl Myerscough, a British athlete, one of Morse’s [...]
Norman Smith, 63 years old, has been fighting cancer for two years and has been waiting for a new liver. However, for using medical marijuana and for failing to show up for a drug test, he has been removed from the transplant list at Cedars-Sinai in February. He was put in the list [...]
The British Olympic Association (BOA) is expected to make an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after a ruling was released and found it in violation of the global anti-doping code over its lifetime ban for drug cheats. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) director-general David Howman confirmed they are ready [...]
A new collective bargaining agreement has been reached by the Major League Baseball and its players union weeks before the old one expires. The new deal, announced at baseball’s Park Avenue headquarters in Manhattan, will introduce significant changes in drug testing, playoff format, instant replay and signing of amateur players. It also guarantees [...]
Proposed amendments to the Australian Racing Rules would subject race horse trainers, stablehands and horse handlers to drug and alcohol testing. The Australian Racing Board (ARB) has also pushed for an alcohol limit of 0.02.
Because of this, the NSW Trainers Association asked to meet with the ARB and Racing NSW [...]
State Rep. Jason Spencer (R – Woodbine) and State Sen. John Albers (R-Roswell) have introduced legislation that would drug tests for applicants seeking assistance through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.
House Bill 668 or the Social Responsibility and Accountability Act found support from State Reps. Alex Atwood, Charlice Byrd, Penny [...]
The Association of Surfing Professionals, the governing body of professional surfing, has confirmed that it will introduce drug testing for the 2012 World Tour season.
Rusk City in Texas will now subjecting new city employees to pre-employment drug tests. It has added pre-employment drug testing to the city’s Employment Personnel and Policy Manual. The changes do not include random testing of current employees, though.
City Manager Mike Murray said: “If someone wants to come and work for the [...]
Concateno, a drug and alcohol testing company in Europe, will be launching the next-generation handheld drug testing device Alere DDS2 Mobile Test on November 16 at Medica 2011, the world’s largest medical sector exhibition.
The Alere DDS2 Mobile Test System determines if a driver is under the influence of cocaine, cannabis, opiates, amphetamines [...]
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