Tag Archives: drug testing

States move to ban fake urine, a new challenge for drug testing in age of opioid epidemic, legal marijuana

As part of a routine drug test, Adam Randall handed a vial of yellow liquid to a probation officer. Although it looked like a urine sample from the 31-year-old – who was required to submit to testing after a previous

Colorado starts “Cannabis Conversation” to drive honest dialogue about marijuana use behind the wheel

Amid a rise in Colorado auto fatalities involving marijuana, state transportation officials are surveying thousands of residents this year to better understand public attitudes toward driving under the influence of pot, with the hopes of blunting the increasingly deadly trend.

Op-ed: Why are police departments still using drug field tests?

Published: Mar 14, 2018, 12:21 pm • Updated: Mar 14, 2018, 1:17 pm By Radley Balko, The Washington Post The Miami Herald reports that a Tampa Bay mother of four spent five months in jail after a drug field test

Will legal marijuana kill the employment drug test?

Published: Mar 5, 2018, 11:53 am • Updated: Mar 5, 2018, 11:53 am By Rebecca Greenfield and Jennifer Kaplan, Bloomberg Employers are struggling to hire workers in tightening U.S. job market. Marijuana is now legal in nine states and Washington,

Op-ed: Fired baseball coach is right there’s a drug problem — but he’s off-base on marijuana

Published: Mar 2, 2018, 1:36 pm • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 1:36 pm By Jacquielynn Floyd, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Blaming Colorado for the nation’s drug problem is absurd, and heckling an innocent kid over his state’s political

Liquid gold: Doctors rack up profits by drug testing urine

Published: Nov 9, 2017, 3:28 pm • Updated: Nov 9, 2017, 4:05 pm By Fred Schulte & Elizabeth Lucas & Heidi de Marco, Kaiser Health News The cups of urine travel by express mail to the Comprehensive Pain Specialists lab