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Michigan drug testing programme to become state-wide

February 2020
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Since 1st October 2019, the Michigan drug testing program, using saliva tests to check for drugs, has expanded to become state-wide. The tests check for the presence of the following drugs: Cocaine Heroin Marijuana The programme began in the counties of Kent, Berrien, St. Clair, Delta, and Washtenaw. The Michigan State Police reports that the

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Drug consumption more likely among competitive people, study finds

February 2020
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In its research, the University of Cordoba found that hostile and competitive people are more likely to use drugs. Several factors affect such decisions, including experience and family history. The research adds another to the list: personality traits. Rosario Ruiz Olivares, the study's head of research, said there are still many things to explain, but

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Australian drug tests for elected officials to send positive message

February 2020
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Since 2015, the city of Hobart has been testing its staff for drugs. The decision is not yet final, but if passed, drug testing will extend to councillors, who previously opted to exclude themselves. According to Christina Holmdahl, West Tamar Mayor, it will send a positive message to the community, showing responsibility. Despite the drug

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Doctor sent to prison for prescribing 500,000 opioid doses

February 2020
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Dr. Joel Smithers, from Virginia, was convicted of illegally prescribing opioids 800 times. One such case allegedly led to the death of a woman from West Virginia. Prosecutors claim that he led a drug distribution ring for which he faces a 40-year prison sentence. Today’s news is one more example of the widespread problem of

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