Lawmakers in the state of Georgia will be introducing a controversial policy to start drug testing welfare recipients. This controversial drug testing policy began earlier this year in Florida and has spread nationwide. Currently in Florida the policy has been put on hold temporarily due to possibly violating the Fourth Amendment on unreasonable search and […]
There has been a craze, of new synthetic drugs hitting the market. The newest and most dangerous, also seems to be the most popular. This drug is called “bath salt”, but it also is known as: Ivory Wave, Bliss, White Lightning, Hurricane Charlie, Red Dove and Vanilla Sky.
As drug tests continue to be used the clarity of the results and the types of testing has evolved. One of the new forms of testing gaining popularity is “Nanogram testing”. A nanogram is the measurement of the level of metabolites, or the byproducts of drug use, in a person’s body. Essentially this form of […]
Thousands of lost man-hours due to drug related illnesses and absenteeism spurred South Africa to invest heavily in a program to detect employees with addictions. The employment drug testing program in South Africa should be used as a shining example of how similar programs in the United States can and should work.