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11/13/2018
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11/13/2018
OSHA Clarifies when Post-Accident Drug Testing Is Permitted - SHRM

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SHRM

OSHA Clarifies when Post-Accident Drug Testing Is Permitted
SHRM
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has clarified its position that post-accident drug testing is not prohibited under the Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses rule. The agency said many employers that conduct ...

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11/13/2018
Fla. county responders to face random drug testing for first time - EMS1.com

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Fla. county responders to face random drug testing for first time
EMS1.com
Hillsborough County firefighters and paramedics will be subject to random drug testing for the first time under a new collective bargaining agreement approved this week by Hillsborough County commissioners. The contract, which has been ratified by the ...

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11/13/2018
Opioids, marijuana complicate drug testing policies - Fleet Owner

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Fleet Owner

Opioids, marijuana complicate drug testing policies
Fleet Owner
Between the opioid epidemic we hear about in the media and the conflict between federal law and state laws regarding marijuana use, now is a good time for fleets to review their drug use and testing policies. Let's start with marijuana. Despite being ...

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11/11/2018
Megacarriers are one step closer to requiring stricter drug testing for all truckers - CDLLife

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CDLLife

Megacarriers are one step closer to requiring stricter drug testing for all truckers
CDLLife
Mega trucking carriers are one step closer in fulfilling a goal of requiring stricter drug testing for all truckers. The recent passage the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018, which was signed by President Trump on October 24, will allow organizations ...

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11/12/2018
Fake urine doesn't live up to drug test cheating hype - ABC NEWS 4

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ABC NEWS 4

Fake urine doesn't live up to drug test cheating hype
ABC NEWS 4
She's the first line of defense companies turn to for their drug testing, and fooling her is not easy. In her lab, the test starts as soon as someone walks in the door. "You kind of have to be a detective and scientist?? ?You do, you really do," Miller ...

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11/9/2018
Hillsborough firefighters, paramedics to face random drug testing for ... - Tampa Bay Times

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Hillsborough firefighters, paramedics to face random drug testing for ...
Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA ? Hillsborough County firefighters and paramedics will be subject to random drug testing for the first time under a new collective bargaining agreement ...
Hillsborough firefighters, paramedics to face random drug testing for first timeTBO.com

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11/11/2018
19th hole: Ryder Cup drug tests a good development but still fuel rumor mill - Golfweek

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Golfweek

19th hole: Ryder Cup drug tests a good development but still fuel rumor mill
Golfweek
Former PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem took a cagey approach to drug testing ? and any disciplinary proceedings, for that matter ? that seemed less focused on transparency than on circling the wagons around potential threats to a wholesome brand ...

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11/13/2018
Misamis Oriental guv leads random drug testing - ptvnews.ph

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Misamis Oriental guv leads random drug testing
ptvnews.ph
By Jigger Jerusalem (PNA). CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY ? Misamis Oriental Governor Yevgeny Vincente ?Bambi? Emano led a surprise drug testing among provincial government employees on Monday, November 12. According to the Provincial Information ...

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11/9/2018
Reid remarks prompt NFL to reiterate randomness of drug testing - FRANCE 24

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FRANCE 24

Reid remarks prompt NFL to reiterate randomness of drug testing
FRANCE 24
NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy took to Twitter on Friday to reassert that the drug testing process was random, repudiating suggestions that Reid was being targeted. "Re: PED testing: Each week during the season, 10 players per club will be tested.

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11/8/2018
New marijuana-derived drug testing is underway to treat seizures - WJTV

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WJTV

New marijuana-derived drug testing is underway to treat seizures
WJTV
A clinical trial is underway at UMMC for a new marijuana-derived drug to treat seizures in children.

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