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3 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Ex-cop gets curfew, additional random drug tests for...

A former Chicago Police officer convicted of reporting a false brawl after being stopped for a suspected DUI in Niles was placed on curfew and ordered to undergo additional random drug and alcohol testing Wednesday for allegedly violating probation by drinking at a West Town bar and attacking a man in the River North neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Niles, IL, Chicago, IL

5 hrs ago | JD Supra

Bordering the Obvious

Last week we learned in Olson v. Push, Inc . that Minnesota's Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace Act does not apply to a West Virginia employee working for a Wisconsin company.

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9 hrs ago | The Cuero Record, Cuero, Texas

Trustees consider random drug testing

Cuero School District trustees heard reports on campus construction projects at their meeting last week in relation to the first day of school this week.

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Related Topix: Cuero, TX, Education Etc.

13 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Labor reveals plan to fight ice 'epidemic'

THE raging ice addict suspected of murdering his partner and making it look like a suicide is likely to spend more time in jail over a crazed road rage incident.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs, Family, Kids

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Coal Valley News

New stricter rules for painkiller prescriptions

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officially announced the final rule to reschedule hydrocodone-combination drugs, which are found in highly addictive painkillers like Vicodin and Lortab, from a Schedule III to a Schedule II controlled substance.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Drugs, Medicine, Vicodin, Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone (generic), US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Joe Manchin

Point Pleasant Register

Home confinement violation arrest in assault case

A Point Pleasant man who was on home confinement after a 2012 incident where he was accused of beating a man he believed had burglarized his home, has been arrested for allegedly violating the terms of that home confinement.

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Related Topix: McDermitt, NV, Prison, Lakin Correctional Center, State Prisons

Drug Researcher

Volunteer drug users: the highs and lows of addiction trials

CROs must design their abuse liability studies to cope with volunteers who arrive under the influence or give misleading patient histories, says a specialist consultancy.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Outsourcing, Marijuana

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Arrest Warrant Out for Homeless Man Who Accepted Miley Cyrus' VMA

The Cinderella story of the homeless youth who Miley Cyrus sent to accept her MTV VMA award on Sunday night now has an ugly twist: the 22-year-old, Jesse Helt , has a police record and is currently a wanted man.

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Michigan Lawyers Weekly

Employment - Jury to decide whether employer drug testing is...

Michigan Lawyers Weekly The Michigan resource for legal news, up-to-date court opinions and the latest law practice news and views.

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Animal

Date Rape Drug-Detecting Nail Polish Won't Work

Four college students have just leapt onto your newsfeed with their development of a color-changing new nail polish that claims to detect date rape drugs when you stick your finger into your drink.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Medicine, Benadryl, Diphenhydramine (generic)

SFGate

4 W.Va. nurses allowed to work amid drug test woes

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Science / Technology

CNN

Drug-addicted veterans get 2nd shot at treatment court

Watch CNN's special series, "Deadly Fix," this week on "CNN Newsroom" at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Rochester, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Norwalk Citizen News

4 W.Va. nurses allowed to work amid drug test woes

A West Virginia board let four nurses in substance abuse programs return to work despite failing or not taking drug tests, according to a state audit released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

The Washington Post

Drug czar approaches challenge from a different angle

Michael Botticelli was seated on a tattered purple couch in an old Victorian here, just outside of Boston.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Boston, MA, Celebrities, Al Pacino, US Politics, US News

Sentinel

Courts

Matthew J. Stade, 33, of Trimont was convicted of theft-take/use/transfer movable property without consent; fined $80, sentenced to jail 90 days, stayed 85 days for six months, six months unsupervised probation, sentence to service three days for indeterminate, no same or similar, pay costs.

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Related Topix: Trimont, MN, Ormsby, MN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sentinel

Woman faces drug charge

A 26-year-old Fairmont woman, Janessa Marie Suckow, faces two counts of felony drug charges after methamphetamine and prescription pills were found in her possession.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Fairmont, MN, Watonwan County, MN

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Home

Former Westford selectman guilty to drug charges

Former Westford Selectman Christopher Romeo was placed on probation for a year and ordered to undergo a substance evaluation after a judge found him guilty Friday of possession of heroin.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WEHT

Drug Screening Resolution Falls Flat In Evansville City Council

An attempt to make Evansville elected officials subject to random drug testing falls short in Evansville City Council.

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Patch.com

Lowell Police Officer Arraigned After Allegedly Driving Drunk and Killing Man in Methuen

A 19-year veteran Lowell police officer was arraigned in court Monday for drunk driving charges after he allegedly drove drunk and killed a Lawrence man in Methuen on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television

WMTW-TV Auburn

Welfare drug testing policy debated in Augusta

A public hearing was held Monday on the proposed change that would require convicted drug felons to pass a drug test before receiving TANF benefits.

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