DRUG TESTING: Issues and Options

  title={DRUG TESTING: Issues and Options},
  author={Robert Holman Coombs and Louis Jolyon West},
Did the War on Terror Ignite an Opioid Epidemic?
Grim national statistics about the U.S. opioid crisis are increasingly well known to the American public. Far less well known is that U.S. war veterans are at ground zero of the epidemic, facing an
Discrimination and the effects of drug testing on black employment
Nearly half of U.S. employers test job applicants and workers for drugs. I use variation in the timing and nature of drug testing regulation to study discrimination against blacks related to
Biodiversity, environmental health and human well-being: analysis of linkages and pathways
  • P. Adjei, F. Agyei
  • Environmental Science
    Environment, Development and Sustainability
  • 2014
Well-being, a condition of positive physical, social and mental state of life, has become a prime focus of research in recent years as people seek to achieve and sustain it. Interacting with the
Analysis of Illicit Drugs, Their Metabolites and Other Micropollutants in Water by Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry
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Measurement of Illicit Drug Consumption in Small Populations: Prognosis for Noninvasive Drug Testing of Student Populations
The abuse of illicit drugs is a global problem from which no society is immune and persons undergoing methadone treatment in federally mandated programs treating heroin and opiate addiction are among the first groups subjected to mandatory drug testing.
Does Post-Accident Drug Testing Reduce Injuries? Evidence from a Large Retail Chain
The results suggest that PADT programs can reduce injury claims, even in workplaces that already utilize other forms of drug testing, and that some types of employees--such as full-time workers, male workers, and higher-tenure workers--are particularly responsive.
New technology and new initiatives in U.S. workplace testing.
  • J. Walsh
  • Medicine
    Forensic science international
  • 2008
Pre-employment urine drug testing of hospital employees: future questions and review of current literature
  • M. Levine, W. Rennie
  • Medicine, Political Science
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • 2004
It is unclear whether pre-employment drug testing programmes in the health care industry have achieved their stated purposes, and whether such programmes are effective at accomplishing specific goals, such as decreasing absenteeism, turnover, accidents, and medical errors.
A literature review on the international state of knowledge of drug testing at work, with particular reference to the U.S
Developments in the U.S. have become the catalyst for an international debate on the issue of substance use in the workplace and ways of dealing with it.