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2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Drug tests OK for new workers in Birmingham and Hoover; but not in Jefferson County. What gives?

Our research indicates that the federal courts permit public employers to use pre-employment drug screening to maintain drug free workplaces."

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Related Topix: Hoover, AL, Birmingham, AL, Jefferson County, AL

6 hrs ago | The Daily Free Press

Patrick establishes restrictions for Zohydro

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick's administration announced Tuesday it would be imposing restrictions of prescribing the new potent painkiller Zohydro.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, Healthcare Law

10 hrs ago | National Journal

Clinton White House Considered Drug Testing Student-Loan Applicants

It was a lifetime ago where drug policy is concerned, but the Clinton administration wasn't ahead of its time when it came to asking kids to pee in cups.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Kids, Family, Marijuana

14 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Justin Bieber's Miami trial pushed back to July

A Miami judge on Wednesday agreed to delay pop star Justin Bieber's trial until July 7 on charges stemming from the Canadian singer's January arrest when he was caught allegedly drag racing on Miami Beach.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Justin Bieber, Drugs, Miami Dade County, FL

18 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Florida lawmaker accused of DUI after Taco Bell run

A Southwest Florida lawmaker who advocated for a new state law to drug test all elected officials was arrested early Monday and accused of drunken driving, Tallahassee Police Department officials say.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, Tallahassee, FL, Florida State University

22 hrs ago | The Gazette

Senate sides with ridesharing services Uber, Lyft

Calling Uber a cutting-edge concept, the Arizona Senate on Tuesday gave initial approval to a bill that exempts ride-share companies from the same regulations that traditional taxi and limo companies have.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Daily Kos

FL-Gov: Rick Scott's (R) Drug Czar Opposes Medical Marijuana Bill

Efforts to legalize a specific strain of marijuana to help children with intractable epilepsy faced a new hurdle Monday as the governor's chief medical advisor said he opposed the bill because it will allow untested drugs into the market, raising the specter that the governor may veto the bill.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Drugs, Marijuana, Florida, Florida Government

Norwalk Reflector

No more second chances for Norwalk man

A Norwalk man who violated his probation due to a positive drug screen was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in prison.

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Related Topix: Norwalk, OH, Huron County, OH

Examiner.com

Genesee County CPS worker claims THC has a 3 day retention in the body; we wish

A group of women in Beverly Hills say smoking pot is the secret to their parenting success.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Genesee County, NY, Marijuana, Family, Parenting

CBS 47

U.S. Supreme Court won't hear Florida employee drug-testing case

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Fort White, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors

Alabama Live

Judge to allow man accused of murder in 2013 crash to continue drug...

MOBILE, Alabama - A veterinarian accused of murder and assault stemming from a 2013 crash will be allowed special circumstances to visit his parents in north Alabama.

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Related Topix: Mobile, AL

The Times of Israel

Record-breaking runner faces hearing after skipping dope test

An Israeli sprinter who broke the country's women's 100-meter dash record on Saturday may face disciplinary action after skipping out on a doping test, officials said Tuesday.

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TheDenverChannel

Drug test could help Colorado 9-year-old

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Related Topix: Colorado, Dolores, CO, Food and Drug Administration

The Enterprise

Judge puts girl in porn-video case back in custody

A St. Mary's teenager was back in custody at a state juvenile facility and facing another court hearing this week, after a judge pondered her response to questions about drug tests amid charges from an assault and pornography investigation.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Anne Arundel County, MD

Salem News

South Range BOE to review drug testing, fee policy

The South Range school board Monday night received changes to the board policy to consider for approval at its May meeting, including drug testing and participation fees for middle and high school athletics and extracurricular activities.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Belle Fourche drug testing clinic offers free tests

A Belle Fourche drug testing clinic is offering free drug testing to any parent who wants to know whether their child is using drugs, Lori Lei, the owner of Drug Screening Services in Belle Fourche, says she does not know why people are upset.

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Related Topix: Belle Fourche, SD, Rapid City, SD, Kidney Cancer, Health, Spearfish, SD

Daily Herald

Probation for repeat Elgin prescription drug offender

A 38-year-old Elgin woman who was arrested three times last year on felony prescription drug forgery and possession charges pleaded guilty Monday and received five years of probation.

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Related Topix: Elgin, IL, Kane County, IL, Dundee, IL, West Dundee, IL

Grantham Journal

Grantham court: Man with no money stole hair straighteners

Jan Vlcek, 29, who gave a care of address of Norton Street, Grantham, admitted stealing the straighteners from Sally Hair and Beauty on March 21. Prosecuting, Daniel Pietryka told the court that Vlcek entered the store with another male who also stole a box of hair straighteners.

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Miami New Times

Supreme Court Won't Hear Rick Scott's Drug Testing Case

Rick Scott has apparently never met a person he doesn't want to drug test. Whether welfare recipients or state employees, the governor has created quite the controversy throughout his first term by unleashing strict plans to drug test Floridians -- only to see those plans challenged and derailed in court.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Florida, US News, US Supreme Court, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Daily Kos

Rick Scott's latest drug-testing appeal turned away by court

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's proposals to drug test basically every Floridian are not faring so well in the courts , with the Supreme Court refusing to hear his appeal of a decision against a 2011 executive order seeking random drug testing of 85,000 state workers: The ruling lets stand an appeals court decision that Scott's order was too broad.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Scott, Florida, US News, Liberal Political News

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