Nebraska had its share of drunk driving woes. In 2010, 53 people died and 790 were injured in alcohol related crashes. Now, the state is introducing tougher drunk driving laws to ensure safety in Nebraska roads.
Under the new law that would go into effect January 1st, first and second time offenders would have the [...]
Milwaukee Brewers’ star and NL MVP Ryan Braun made it to headlines when it was reported that excessive testosterone was found in his drug test. While this may not be the first story of an athlete involved with a positive drug test, it still leaves people wondering why some athletes felt the need [...]
Licking Valley will start testing student athletes for alcohol use. While the district has tested for marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy and more for years, it has not tested for alcohol use until now. They randomly test 10 percent of athletes twice in each season. Now, they will test only once for drugs and then [...]
Rep. Jack Kingston introduced HR 3601, or the Ensuring the Quality of Unemployment Insurance Program (EQUIP) Act, a bill that would require applicants for federally funded unemployment benefits to complete a drug screening questionnaire. Those identified as having high probability of using drugs would have to undergo and pass a drug [...]
The county correctional facility in Doylestown is taking another step to combat drug abuse among inmates.
While the facility has always subjected inmates, especially those with work release privileges who leave the jail to go to their jobs, to random drug tests, the current tests cannot detect every illicit substance. One of the [...]
Phillipsburg School District Board has approved a new policy that will require pre-employment drug testing. With the policy, a new employee must undergo a drug test as part of the physical examination.
School board President Kevin DeGerolamo believes this is a good start. He shared: “There have been some issues in the past [...]
The Denison school board has voted unanimously on a new drug testing policy that requires athletes be tested for drugs to participate in any sport event. The policy will affect 7th grade students to seniors in high school.
Cody White, Denison athletic director and head football coach, supports the new policy and believes [...]
Gov. John Kasich of Ohio is unsure about requiring welfare recipients to undergo and pass a drug test to continue receving benefits, a program already being done in some other states and now being pushed by GOP lawmakers in Ohio.
Gov. Kasich expressed his concern on what happens to kids of [...]
The decision of Shenendehowa School District to terminate bus driver Cynthia DiDomenicantonio for failing a random drug test in 2009 was a violation of her rights, according to a three to two majority ruling of a state Appellate Court.
DiDomenicantonio, who has worked as a bus driver for the district for nearly 10 [...]
The Christian Brothers College High School has conducted annual mandatory drug testing for all students for five years now.
Jane Eschmann, the school’s assistant principal and administrator of the program, shared: “In the five years we’ve done this, we’ve had a total of eight students who’ve had to withdraw from school, out of [...]
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