In the state of Indiana one of the original supporters of the bill for drug testing welfare applicants, Rep. Jud McMillin has now withdrawn the bill after it had passed. Before it was passed one of his Democratic companions included that lawmakers submit a drug test as well. Rep McMillin is quoted as having said, […]
The parents of students at Lake Zurich High School in Illinois have been in a year long struggle over a proposed drug testing plan. Lake Zurich High School proposed random drug testing to occur for students who participate in extracurricular activities and drive a car to school. If a positive drug test was found, that […]
In an attempt to decrease drug abuse problems some schools are beginning to give random student drug tests. Public schools are legally allowed to only perform random drug tests on students who participate in extracurricular activities.
As any concerned parent surely knows, the worry over whether on not your child uses drugs is among the most harrowing of adolescence. With most drug addiction beginning during the teenage years, parents are well advised to consider drug testing their kids for the sake of prevention.
Responsible employers and business owners in this day and age probably know that there are many benefits of employment drug testing, but they may not be aware of exactly when to test under various circumstances. Many employers utilize random or periodic drug testing to ensure that long term employees are not using illicit substances. There are, however, other times which may compel an employer or business owner may wish to test his workforce for drugs or alcohol.