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Organizational Purpose and Public Trust in Drug and Alcohol Testing

Organizational Purpose and Public Trust in Drug and Alcohol Testing

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/13/opinion/why-arent-doctors-drug-tested.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0

In 2012 Robert Dupont delivered the keynote speech at the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association annual conference and described a “new paradigm” for addiction and substance abuse treatment of zero tolerance for alcohol and drug use that is enforced by monitoring with frequent random drug and alcohol tests. 739 more words

Drug Testing

Blacks Aren't the Only Ones Who Live in Drug-infested Neighborhoods

In 1971, President Richard Nixon declared a “War on Drugs,” saying that drug addiction was “public enemy number one.” The use of heroin was apparently on the rise; soldiers serving in Viet-Nam were disproportionately addicted to that drug. 629 more words

Police Brutality

Explosive: Ben Swann: US government holds patent on marijuana as a medicine, but still officially outlaws it

Apparently, the US government does not know how to spell hypocrisy.  Or, they will give those patents to their corporate friends when the dust settles. Either way, this smells and reeks of corruption and hypocrisy. 856 more words

Activism

Anti-Pot DEA Chief to Resign

Who said that activism does not work? This unenlightened woman was staunchly against  marijuana. She even went against her own president’s wishes on the issue. Good riddance.  442 more words

Activism

ADDICTION IS A CHRONIC DISEASE, NOT JUST BAD BEHAVIOURS OR BAD CHOICES

I came across a discussion via comments online today, in which the participants were becoming increasingly hostile and aggressive with each other, as some denigrated people suffering from drug addiction as “scumbags” who “deserve everything they get” and others tried in vain to explain that addiction is a chronic brain disease. 575 more words

WAR ON DRUGS