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46 min ago | Slate Magazine
Specifically, the Wisconsin governor wants to drug-test people applying for food stamps and unemployment insurance. So far, there are no details to share; insofar that there's a plan, it's a single line from a campaign document , detailing Walker's agenda for a second term.
5 hrs ago | Patch.com
Officer Kurt Dralle, who was assigned to the precinct which covers Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, submitted his resignation on Thursday after allegedly failing a drug test . A police spokesman told the AJC that the test was not random, but Dralle had drawn suspicion from officials.
Two seniors at Central High School were taken from school Monday and sent to the hospital after apparently ingesting synthetic marijuana, said Superintendent Michael Faulk. Faulk said the boys, ages 17 and 18, apparently used the drug while in the bathroom and they went into class where "they had issues," Faulk said, not elaborating.
Governor Scott Walker released his job plan on Sunday and has one point causing some controversy as he wants those receiving government aid for unemployment and food stamps to pass drug tests. Walker is calling his plan "Continuing Wisconsin's Comeback: Scott Walker's Plan for Greater Prosperity for All."
Americans' use of prescription painkillers, anti-anxiety medications and other drugs with psychotropic effects has exploded over the past decade. Many of these medications include warnings for persons who take them with regard to driving or operating heavy machinery.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker , in a tight race for re-election , released a 62 page plan for "Greater Prosperity for All." Among the proposals, as the Milwaukee Journal-Sentimental reported, is the tired old canard of drug testing recipients of food stamps and unemployment.
Florida voters won't have their chance to fully legalize medical marijuana until Nov. 4, but business owners are already sweating. "The employers that are my clients are starting to ask questions about this law that is probably going to be on the books by the end of the year," said Angelo Filippi , director of the employment and labor law practice group of South Florida law firm Kelley Kronenberg.
Governor Walker laid out a plan of action for re-election Monday morning, which includes touting a controversial plan to require drug tests for people seeking unemployment and food stamp benefits. "For those who are able-bodied, for those who are capable to get in the workforce, we should be showing that our programs and incentive is to get people into a job," Walker said.
Former Arizona state Senator Russell Pearce resigned as Arizona Republican Party's first vice chair late Sunday after receiving criticism over recent comments he made about women on Medicaid. "You put me in charge of Medicaid, the first thing I'd do is get [female recipients] Norplant, birth-control implants, or tubal ligations," Pearce said, according to the Phoenix New Times.
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For the first time in 42 years, Olmsted County Deputy Sheriff's Association members made the decision to endorse a candidate for sheriff. Around 112 members make up the association.
A Fulton Hogan worker was unjustifiably sacked after claiming he inadvertently ate two hash cupcakes, which led to him having 20 times the acceptable limit of cannabis in his blood. Jesse Kenmare had worked for the company's Nelson branch for six years before he was sacked in February 2014 when a random drug test discovered more than 300 nanograms per millilitre of THC acid in his urine.
"If passed as written, Proposition 46 would discourage doctors from working in California, jeopardize patient privacy, and increase patient and government healthcare costs." Clint Purvance, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Barton Health.
The Northern Valley Regional High School District is rolling out an intensive anti-drug curriculum this school year as the best strategy for steering children away from being victimized by the area's chronic heroin problem. It's doing so in the aftermath of an impassioned debate last school year that drew in the whole school community after officials proposed random drug testing that would have involved any student participating in school activities or using campus parking.
Dale Leroy Smith, 53, Cottonwood, Aggravated Driving Under the Influence , Possess/Use Marijuana, Possess/Use Drug Paraphernalia, Theft, Bond $750. William Joseph Merrell, 39, Mayer, Aggravated Driving Under the Influence , Unlawful Use of Means of Transportation, Criminal Damage, Aggravated Assault, Bond $1,000.
It's bewildering. The prevailing ignorance. It's as if our government, law enforcement officials, our judiciary and civic leaders are in some kind of intelligence vacuum.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:25 am
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