8/17/2018
N.S. Court of Appeal overturns earlier decision on drug tests

For more than two decades, Motherisk performed flawed hair-strand tests on thousands of vulnerable families across Canada, influencing decisions in child protection cases that separated parents from their children and sometimes children from their siblings. The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has overturned a lower court decision that ruled results from drug tests from a Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre lab could not be admitted as evidence in a child protection case because the lab wasn't designated a forensic lab. [...]

8/17/2018
Woman returned to jail after two days on bond

A Kendallville woman facing drug charges after methamphetamine was allegedly found at her mobile home in the aftermath of a July fire is back in the Noble County Jail after allegedly failing a drug screen administered two days after she posted bond. [...]

8/17/2018
No increased bail for woman charged in murder-for-hire

A DuPage County judge Thursday denied prosecutors' attempts to increase the bail for a 31-year-old nurse accused of paying a dark-web hitman to have her lover's wife killed. Prosecutors filed a petition to revoke Tina Jones' $250,000 bail, claiming a court-ordered drug test showed traces of opioids. [...]

8/16/2018
Alliance Group's Lorneville plant. In the market for more workers. But from where?

EDITORIAL: The Otago-Southland Meat Workers' Union says hundreds of Southlanders are being turned down for the 100 jobs that Alliance is now seeking to fill with overseas workers at its Lorneville and Makarewa plants. This suggests one of two things; either the calibre of southern applicants is distressingly bad or the company is wilfully cold-shouldering willing and competent applicants to bring in more, let's say, biddable migrants. [...]

8/16/2018
Kenyan runner Kipyegon Bett charged with evading doping test

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8/16/2018
New Jersey Employers Not Required to Waive Drug Test for Medical Marijuana

A New Jersey federal judge recently held that an employer did not discriminate against an employee on the basis of a disability when it refused to waive a drug testing requirement as an accommodation for the employee's medical marijuana use. Daniel Cotto, Jr. worked for Ardagh Glass Packaging Inc. as a forklift driver. [...]

8/16/2018
[Research Articles] Rapid and specific labeling of single live...

Tuberculosis, a bacterial infection of the lungs, continues to plague countries worldwide. Cheng et al . [...]

8/16/2018
How job hunting became an obstacle course of tests

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8/15/2018
Fines 8-16-18

Fraire, Maria L., Mission, Texas, Speed $130.00, No Minnesota driver's license $100.00 Beglinger, Derek R., Round Lake, Fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle $1,090.00, Follow all State and Federal criminal laws. Contact your probation officer as directed. [...]

8/15/2018
New batch of MDMA and ecstasy pills being made with potentially lethal chemical

Drug testing group The Loop have issued a warning about yellow 'Super Mario' pills found to contain the chemical being sold at UK festivals, which has caused deaths and hospitalisations among users in the past. The Loop say the substance can cause paranoia and insomnia, while experts have outlined that it is three times as strong as MDMA, which could potentially lead to overdosing in people who take it in the same way they would MDMA. [...]

8/15/2018
Big Freedia performs at the Essence Fest in New Orleans on Sunday (July 8).

New Orleans bounce superstar Big Freedia , whose legal name is Freddie Ross Jr., hopes a federal judge will release her from her 36-month probation one year early. In March 2016, the singer pleaded guilty to one count of theft of government funds for having accepted housing assistance after she was making too much money to be eligible for it. [...]

8/15/2018
Things to do in Morgan County

Vendors will be set up Wednesday night in East Morgan County Library Park for another round of the Brush People's Market. East Morgan County Hospital's next Wellness Wednesdays will take place on Aug. 15. Lab draws will be offered starting at 6:30 a.m. and balance testing starting at 7 a.m. East Morgan County Hospital will offer the next Good 4 You! Cooking Class at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the hospital in Brush. [...]

8/15/2018
U.S. court: Firm in N.J. doesn't have to accept worker's use of medical pot

Being a medical marijuana patient may be hazardous to your job status, despite state antidiscrimination laws designed to offer some protections. On Monday, a federal court judge ruled that Cotto's employer did not discriminate when it refused to waive its drug test requirement before Cotto returned to work. [...]

8/15/2018
People in the News - Lamb McErlane - Aug. 14, 2018

Lamb McErlane attorney Darren Smith is scheduled to present on a panel regarding lobbying regulations at the state and local level for the Bucks County Bar Association on Wednesday. This CLE course will provide an overview of considerations for lobbying at the state and local level in Pennsylvania, including rules specific to Philadelphia. [...]

8/14/2018
Secret Wish Cope accused of cheating on drug test Posted at

Secret Wish Cope spent three days out of Gaston County Jail before she went back in Monday after probation officers said she tried to use a urine-filled condom to try and cheat on a drug test. Probation officer D.M Carter reportedly caught Cope trying to cheat on the drug screening. [...]