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2 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Report: Lab delays lead to false drug convictions

Long crime lab delays have forced at least 21 people across Texas to serve time on drug possession charges when the substance they had wasn't illegal, according to a published report Sunday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Round Rock, TX

7 hrs ago | Salem News

Our Readers Write...

A few things really concern me about Commissioner Halleck's response to my press release requesting politicians to voluntarily undergo drug testing.

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Related Topix: Columbiana County, OH, Education Etc.

11 hrs ago | Tallahassee Democrat

Cotterell: Supreme Court ruling guaranteed to benefit Scott

The United States Supreme Court is about to do Gov. Rick Scott a big favor. Actually, it's already done it.

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Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, US News, US Supreme Court, ACLU

15 hrs ago | Saipan Tribune

Mandatory drug testing for elected officials, auto insurance bills vetoed

Gov. Eloy S. Inos vetoed on Friday a bill requiring elected public officials to submit to drug testing for controlled substances, saying the bill may violate constitutional rights and is "vague and problematic."

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

16 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Helping to create a safe workplace

Keeping people healthy on the job is the top priority at Occupational Health Services of Portsmouth Regional Hospital at Pease International Tradeport.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, NH, Environmental Law, Law, OSHA

20 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Observations of a Lifetime Marijuana Smoker

I took my first toke or cannabis at a Grand Funk Railroad concert in 1970. I did not feel anything from that first experience, but I did a few years later when I began imbibing on a regular basis.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Activism, Opinion

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Samoa News

Court Report

REPEAT DRUG DEFENDANT JAILED AND FINED Fa'afeai Atimalala, a repeat drug defendant was sentenced to 15 months in jail, as a condition of his five year sentence which was handed down by Associate Justice Lyle L Richmond yesterday morning.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison

Denton Record-Chronicle

Blotter: Man reportedly assaulted by nephew with knife

A man was reportedly assaulted Thursday night by his nephew, who was armed with a knife, according to a police report.

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Related Topix: Denton, TX, Denton County, TX, Call, TX

ESPN

Calathes mounting defense, calls ban unfair

Suspended Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes is mounting a defense against a 20-game suspension handed down Friday for violation of the NBA's drug policy, citing it as unfair.

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KOTA-TV Rapid City

Belle Fourche clinic offers free drug tests

A drug screening clinic in Belle Fourche is offering free testing next week for parents for who want to know whether their children are smoking pot or using other drugs.

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Wall Street Journal

Marijuana Jobs: A Rsum Buzzkill?

It's been nearly four months since the state legalized recreational marijuana, and a new sector is blossoming.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, University of Colorado Boulder, Larimer County, CO

JD Supra

Alberta Arbitration Board Considers Random Alcohol and Drug Testing in Closely Watched Case

An Alberta Arbitration Board has recently released its decision in the closely followed case of Unifor, Local 707A v Suncor Energy Inc regarding Suncor's random drug and alcohol testing policy for safety sensitive union employees.

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Related Topix: Suncor Energy, Oil & Gas

Tire Business

'High' standards - Wash., Colo. dealers remain strict on pot use

While it's now legal for employees of Colorado and Washington tire and automotive service shops to get "high," that doesn't mean their employers can't hold them to "higher" standards.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Drugs, Washington, Washington Government, Marijuana

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Washington Post

West Ham player dies of cancer at age 20

Australian Dylan Tombides, left, in action during the AFC U-22 Championship Group C match between Australia and Kuwait.

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Related Topix: Testicular Cancer, Health, Sports

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

South Dakota Clinic Offers Parents Free Drug Tests for Kids, No One Takes Offer Yet

Editor's Note : We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Drugs

The Nation

Will the Supreme Court Let Florida Drug Test All Its Government Employees?

It might seem reasonable that Florida's governor Rick Scott wants to ensure all state agencies are drug-free workplaces; after all, why would you want your taxpayer money going to support the habit of some stoned, slothful bureaucrat? But what is the state really asking for when it demands that each public servant pee in a cup? When Governor Scott ... (more)

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

Trucker

FMCSA extends comment period for alcohol, drug clearinghouse for 30 days

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said Friday it was extending by 30 days the comment period for the proposed drug and alcohol clearinghouse rulemaking.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Denver man consumed edible pot before killing wife, police suspect

As she pleaded for her husband to stay down and her scared children to remain downstairs, a panicked Denver mother told a 911 dispatcher her spouse was acting erratically after swallowing marijuana candy and a prescription painkiller for back pain.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

Broward-Palm Beach

Ten Best Buffets in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

Sure, it's mass produced food that in many cases is sitting out for hours on end, but there are times when you just need piles and piles of food, all at once.

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Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, Life, Meat, Chicken, West Palm Beach, FL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Connecticut Post

Sleeping

Despite finding thousands of defects in the Metro-North Commuter Railroad system, federal regulators over the last decade levied only 82 fines against the beleaguered railroad.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, West Haven, CT

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