The anti-doping laboratory that will handle drug testing for athletes who will compete in the 2012 London Olympics opened its doors on January 19, 2012.
The House committee of the state of Virginia passed a bill on Tuesday that calls for drug testing for welfare recipients.
The measure, along with another that repealed a mandate that girls receive vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV), cleared the Virginia House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee on a 14 [...]
Attleboro Police Chief Kyle Heagney says it’s about time for random drug testing on cops. The latest incident that plagued Attleboro Police wherein a “rogue cop” was able to get hold of drugs kept in the evidence room could have been prevented if only random drug testing was done on cops too.
Tennessee state Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey wants to require anyone getting any form of government assistance to be tested for drugs.
“I’m in favor of drug testing for people that are on any kind of benefits. Whether it’s unemployment compensation, workers compensation or whatever it is, because I don’t think that we need [...]
Montreal-based lawyer Dick Pound, former head of the World Doping Agency and one-time vice president of the International Olympic Committee, dismissed the recently announced pre-contract drug screening in UFC and StrikeForce.
Pound said of the new policy: “It’s complete illusory and obviously intended to be that way. The minute you know when [...]
The Ultimate Fighting Championship or UFC has announced a new policy that requires pre-contract drug testing for all newcomers to Zuffa promotions. The policy is effective as of January 1.
The press release states: “Continuing a commitment to the health and safety of its athletes, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® announced today that all [...]
A team of more than 150 scientists will operate 24 hours a day during the Games in GlaxoSmithKline laboratories located 22 miles from the Olympic Stadium.
A number of similar bills have been proposed in the past, but the recent suicide of Seattle Officer Rick Nelson put drug abuse and drug testing in the police force back into the spotlight.
Rep. Mike Hope, R-Lake Stevens, will be pushing a bill that would require drug testing of [...]
Under a reform bill by state Sen. Steven Baddour, all applicants for public assistance programs in Massachusetts would have to pass a drug test before receiving benefits. They will also have to comply with various Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card restrictions.
Welfare recipients will be barred from using their EBT cards at liquor [...]
A Senate subcommittee has taken a look at two bills that would require applicants of unemployment benefits to take a drug test and to do 16 hours of community service to continue getting benefits.
Sen. Paul Campbell, R-Goose Creek, believes it’s easier for people to get a job if they have a job, [...]
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