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  1. Waterloo Region cops who consume cannabis must report fit for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Waterloo Region Record

    ... by cannabis use, or any substance that can affect the ability to work. According to current labour laws, random drug testing of police members is not permitted. The service began reviewing its policies a year ahead of the deadline for legalization, ...

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  2. Kautondokwa Warns: Andrade is Facing a Real ExecutionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boxing Scene

    Only days are left before Demetrius Andrade and Walter Kautondokwa will square off for the vacant WBO middleweight world championship in the headliner of a card promoted by Matchroom Boxing USA this Saturday in Boston, Massachusetts and live on DAZN. The odd nature of the matchup is that the bout got finalized only a couple of days ago following the fall out of Billy Joe Saunders, whose license got voided as well as he lost his world title due to a positive performance-enhancing doping test that he produced during his preparations.

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  3. Why legalized pot is raising concerns about impaired drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Automotive News

    U.S. transportation safety officials are sounding the alarm on drug-impaired driving, calling for state and federal regulators to do more to tackle the growing problem as states grapple with prescription drug abuse and adopt a more permissive stance on marijuana. And on Wednesday, north of the border, Canada became the first major nation in the world to legalize recreational marijuana.

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  4. Cannabis in the workplace: We need an accurate measure of impairmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Guelph Mercury

    Now that marijuana is legal in Canada for recreational purposes, one question hanging in the air is whether more Canadians will smoke weed on their way to work, or step out to purchase it during their coffee break. If they do, how will this impact workplace productivity, and health and safety? This question is especially pertinent in occupations involving driving or operating heavy machinery, and those involving law enforcement and the provision of medical care to the public.

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  5. Virginia woman accused of drugging child to pass urine testRead the original story

    Wednesday | NBC29

    A Virginia woman is accused of giving her boyfriend's 10-year-old son an opiate addiction treatment medication so she could use his urine to pass a drug test. The Roanoke Times reports 29-year-old Katie Sowers Hinkley is charged with distributing a Schedule III drug to a minor.

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  6. Tampa mom charged with manslaughter after baby dies from cocaine exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    Megan Rand, 34, was arrested Tuesday after an investigation into the April death of her 8-week-old son found his cause of death was "diffuse pulmonary hemorrhage with hypothermia due to cocaine exposure." Rand faces a felony charge of aggravated manslaughter of a child.

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  7. Draeger Safety Canada Reaffirms its Commitment to Help Make Canadian Roads SaferRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Canada NewsWire

    ... tests were not able to be performed due to extreme weather. The DrugTestA 5000 is currently the only roadside drug testing device that features a built-in temperature control functionality, ensuring optimal performance in a broad range of weather ...

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  8. Streamlined pardon process for marijuana possession convictions on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Burnaby Now

    ... grappling with "inconsistent and uneven" rules about workplace impairment, where cannabis can be consumed and drug testing. The Senate won't be adopting a formal policy on cannabis use, choosing instead to remind senators and employees they must ...

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  9. Liberals waiving fee and waiting period for criminal pardons of simple pot possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | National Post

    ... grappling with "inconsistent and uneven" rules about workplace impairment, where cannabis can be consumed and drug testing. By clicking "Submit", I consent to receiving the above communication from Postmedia Network Inc. I understand that I may ...

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  10. Teenager caught drug-driving TWICE just days after passing his test...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ely Standard

    Mahub Pabel of Fallowfield, Cambridge was caught for the first time by police officers just five days after passing his driving test. The 19-year-old was spotted by an officer on August 9 driving his Renault Clio "erratically" along Green End Road in Cambridge.

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  11. NTSB: Driver's drug use led to deadly crash with church busRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KOSA

    A motorist's use of marijuana and a sedative led to a collision with a church bus that killed 13 people on the bus, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report released Tuesday According to the report, toxicology tests on Jack Dillon Young, who survived the March 2017 crash, found the drugs in his blood stream. Young told NTSB officials that he had taken twice the prescribed dosage of the sedative before the wreck.

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  12. Police chief downplays premier's concerns over enforcement of cannabis-impaired drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders said on Wednesday that he's confident his officers will be able to enforce drug-impaired driving laws despite the premier's concerns that they are unprepared. Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders on Wednesday downplayed concerns from the premier that police are unprepared to deal with cannabis-impaired drivers.

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  13. New OSHA Guidance: Certain Safety Incentive Programs, Post-Accident Drug Tests PermissibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | JD Supra

    Most safety incentive programs and post-incident drug testing policies will not be considered retaliatory and unlawful under a new Standard Interpretation from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration . OSHA's "Clarification of OSHA's Position on Workplace Safety Incentive Programs and Post-Incident Drug Testing Under 29 C.F.R. 1904.35 " was released on October 11, 2018.

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  14. Marijuana is now legal in Canada, so what...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Sports

    ... playing high, according to Stern in an interview with "Uninterrupted" last year. The NBA may have instituted drug testing, but it's not really meant to "catch" anyone. The tests are never performed during the regular season, and players are tested ...

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  15. How to Buy Weed in Canada Now That It's LegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lifehacker

    ... Impaired driving laws: The Canadian government has some literature on the subject , but enforcing roadside drug testing is ultimately up to provincial or municipal law enforcement. The bottom line for people traveling to or within Canada is to know ...

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  16. Sports leagues in Canada ready for cannabis legalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | GlobalNews

    Now that recreational cannabis is legal in Canada, here's a look at the marijuana policies major sports leagues that operate in the country currently have. While the National Football League can suspend players for marijuana-based infractions, the Canadian Football League has a much different approach.

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  17. Crow Wing County Board: Drug tests disqualify some seeking public assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Crow Wing County Community Services Division Manager Sheila Skogen talks about drug testing of government assistance applicants as County Administrator Tim Houle and commissioners Rosemary Franzen, Paul Koering and Paul Thiede look on at the committee of the whole meeting Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the County Historic Courthouse.

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  18. CourtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sentinel

    Roger B. Collins, 64, of Libertyville, Ill.; Andrew R. Jellison, 24, of Dilworth; Neal K. Otto, 30, of Little Canada; Heather M. Doran, 43, of Winnebago; each fined $125.

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  19. To Avoid Conflicts, Rick Scott Created a Trust Blind in Name OnlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New York Times

    Rick Scott had been governor of Florida for barely three months when questions first mounted about conflicts of interest. Fabulously wealthy but a newcomer to politics, Mr. Scott mandated random drug testing for state workers in March 2011, and was pushing the legislature to require it for welfare recipients.

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  20. Police ramp up enforcement as cannabis becomes legalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    Ottawa police Const. Amy Gagnon said there will be an increased police presence on the roads in the weeks after cannabis legalization.

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