District Attorney Pat Lykos issued on Tuesday a moratorium on the use of drug tests performed by the Harris County Community Supervision and Corrections Department.
The announcement came one day after a District Court judge ruled that the drug test results provided by the probation department are unreliable.
Lykos, in a statement, said “This [...]
Rep. Jud McMillin, a Brookville Republican, expressed his intentions to reintroduce in the next session a failed bill that would require welfare recipients to undergo drug testing, the News and Tribune reports.
Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon successfully proposed to the City Council the idea of bringing drug testing back to Gulf Shores High School.
Kennon made the proposal last Tuesday, Aug. 14, which resulted to the council members agreeing that they, too, take drug tests.
“It would be a great gesture. If we want a drug-free [...]
A drug counselor from Nga Kete Matauranga Pounamu Charitable Trust declares that an increasing number of workers are now turning to legal highs to beat workplace drug testing.
Selina Elkington, alcohol and drug counselor manager, said in The Southland Times report that some people are “swapping to legal highs so they don’t [...]
It’s hard to imagine flying on a plane piloted by someone who’s under the influence of alcohol. So when Qantas Airways Ltd. found out that one of its senior crew members tested positive on an alcohol test, the solution was pretty straightforward, suspension.
According to the Daily Mail report, the female pilot of [...]
New Zealand’s Valerie Adams was awarded the Olympic gold medal after shot putter Nadzeya Ostapchuk from Belarus was stripped of her victory for failing two separate drug tests.
Adams, a three-time world champion, originally finished second on Tuesday morning with a throw of 20.7m, well behind the Belarusian’s 21.36m. She was driving her [...]
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge confidently announced that the efforts to banish substance abuse at the 2012 Summer Olympics have been a success.
Madison County High School and Wetsel Middle School are going to be the affected schools if the Madison County School Board begins to implement random drug testing for students that play on sports teams.
In a report from the Madison Eagle, the School Board officials are investigating the possibility of subjecting student athletes [...]
Approximately 80 percent of the 700 middle and high school students in the Maryville School District will be undergoing a drug test this coming school year, according to the St. Joseph News-Press report.
Last Wednesday, Utah becomes the latest to join seven other states in requiring welfare clients to undergo drug testing.
Under the new policy, which stems from the HB155 bill sponsored by Rep. Brad Wilson, welfare applicants will have to start taking the Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI), an online questionnaire that will [...]
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