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4/22/2017
Toronto schools OK new drug, alcohol rules

Random drug testing now will take place, according to Superintendent Fred Burns, who noted that athletes who fail the test will be suspended until they meet the requirements to return. [...]

4/22/2017
Wisconsin Medicaid proposal includes drug tests, premiums and other regional news

Wisconsin last week unveiled plans to overhaul Medicaid by requiring members to pay insurance premiums and undergo a drug screening. If the latter is approved it would become the first state in the nation to do so. [...]

4/22/2017
Officials take action to combat spike in opioid deaths

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4/21/2017
Lawyers: Dismissed drug convictions mostly for freed inmates

A Massachusetts court has ordered thousands of criminal drug convictions dismissed because of misconduct by Annie Dookhan, a chemist who for years tested evidence in a state lab. Lawyers who fought for the cases to be dismissed call the ruling a historic victory for justice and fairness, but they are also seeking to counter fears that dangerous criminals will soon walk free from prisons around the state. [...]

4/21/2017
Drug-driving limits and roadside testing to be introduced

It follows the government's 2014 move to cut the drink-drive limit from 80mg to 50mg in every 100ml of blood. Justice Secretary Michael Matheson told BBC Scotland he wanted the new drink-drive limits to bed in before introducing drug testing. [...]

4/21/2017
Man freed from jail when prosecutor says murder case is weak

A Florida man who spent more than three years behind bars on murder and arson charges walked out of jail Wednesday after a prosecutor admitted the case against him is weak. Randal Wagoner was scheduled for trial next week on charges he killed Kathy Johnson in March 2014 and burned down her home. [...]

4/21/2017
Canelo on Chavez Jr.'s Testing Beef: He's Talking Pure Bullsh*t

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez came out swinging when approached about the recent complaints that were made by Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. with respect to the current testing protocol being initiated by VADA. Canelo and Chavez Jr. will collide at a catch-weight of 164.5-pounds, on May 6th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. [...]

4/21/2017
NFL Draft 2017: Alabama LB Reuben Foster failed drug test at Combine

Reuben Foster was at the NFL Combine trying to prove to teams he made a full recovery from rotator cuff surgery. Instead, he was sent home after getting into a "heated" argument with a hospital worker. [...]

4/20/2017
Man flees Orleans criminal court after failing drug test: Sheriff

Sheriff's deputies line the courthouse steps shortly after a man fled the building following a failed drug test Thursday afternoon . . The man, who was free on bond, fled after being told he would be jailed following a failed a drug test, OPSO said. [...]

4/20/2017
Blunt Talk: The Racist Origins of Pot Prohibition

In the past year, 55 million Americans have used marijuana. The other 260 million are pretty divided in how they feel about that. [...]

4/20/2017
'You gotta walk your talk': Siksika chief and councillors to undergo drug tests

The chief and all 12 band councillors have agreed to take drug tests in an effort to act as positive role models. The move comes as the reserve faces increased issues with crystal meth. [...]

4/20/2017
States spend millions to drug test the poor, turn up few positive results

Low-income Americans who need to enroll in the country's only cash assistance program-the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families -face an onerous process. It typically requires extensive paperwork, visits to welfare offices, and sometimes even upfront job searches. [...]

4/20/2017
LN: Drug case may affect top Czech football

The drug trafficking trial, which opened on Tuesday and which seems to involve two football players who played several matches with the national team, may affect top Czech football financially as well as socially, daily Lidove noviny wrote on Wednesday. The key figure in the case is a former poker player, Vitezslav Meisner, who is charged with dealing in ecstasy and cocaine. [...]

4/20/2017
Police to random drug test despite pressure

RANDOM DRUG TESTING TO CONTINUE: Griffith LAC Highway Patrol's senior constable Benjamin Rice. Police say random drug testing means anyone, at any time could be subjected to a test. [...]

4/20/2017
On 4/20, ita s a mixed bag for backers of pot legalization

Shanita Penny, 35, of Denver, speaks about her experiences of getting charged with possession of marijuana while driving in Virginia in 2011. "I don't feel like I did anything wrong or that I'm a horrible person, but to have to go through the court system and everything else, it does do something to you internally. [...]