10/22/2014
Self-imposed sentence doesn't fly with judge

"It's always interesting when someone wants to impose their own sentence," a Pulaski County judge said Monday when a defendant requested drug treatment in place of a jail sentence. "Incarceration isn't helping, but probation isn't either," Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Marcus Long Jr. told James Henry Ratcliffe, 32, whose address was not available. [...]

10/21/2014
Random drug testing a possibility for RMS

Students involved in sports or other extra-curricular activities at Ruidoso Middle School may see random drug testing heading their way. During a regular meeting of the Ruidoso School Board last Tuesday, discussion about implementing testing - a practice already in place at Ruidoso High School - was bolstered by band teacher Gary Shaver who tried unsuccessfully to have testing implemented in the middle school last year. [...]

10/21/2014
UFC Rescinds Cung Le's Suspension for Positive UFC Fight Night 48 HGH Test

At UFC Fight Night Macao on August 23, UFC contracted with an independent drug testing laboratory in Hong Kong to perform urinalysis testing on all fighters on the card. Additionally, UFC requested the laboratory to test blood samples from 4 fighters for human growth hormone , erythropoietin and testosterone. [...]

10/21/2014
Hiawayi Robinsona s mother failed drug tests, will remain in jail

Hiawayi Robinson's mother, 29-year-old Yosha Populus, will remain in jail until November, as ordered by a federal judge Tuesday morning, October 21. In court Tuesday morning, Judge Bert Milling read off a list of numerous probation violations Populus had allegedly committed, including failing a drug test more than once, and failing to appear to her probation officer on multiple occasions. The judge went on to say after she had failed a drug test for the first time on July 23, Populus was assigned to drug counseling at Alta Pointe, but Populus continually missed her substance abuse classes. [...]

10/21/2014
Block Indian Casinos? Drug-Test Doctors? Web Site Helps Voters Navigate Ballots

California voter registration is slightly up when compared to the previous gubernatorial election year-72.69 percent today versus 72.24 percent in 2010-but the question remains: Will voters turn out? Just 25.2 percent of eligible voters turned out in the June primary, a historic low for the state. The newly updated nonpartisan California Choices - a clearinghouse for state voter information including endorsements, polling data, pro and con arguments, video clips from supporters and opponents, recent press coverage, and in-depth background information - is available to help voters cut through the noise and the clutter of mailings, TV and radio ads to figure out their positions on the various propositions. [...]

10/21/2014
Beyond the airwaves, Prop. 46 backers and opponents use grassroots tactics

Tim and Tammy Smick, appearing at a news conference in Norwalk in March, hold photos of their son, Alex while Alejandra Gonzales and Miguel Chavez hold pictures of their daughter, Mia Chavez. Both children died as a result of medical negligence. [...]

10/21/2014
'No way to avoid Total plane crash'

When an aircraft taking off with a lot of fuel on board and maximum speed hits something metal on its way, sparks alongside heat and pressure are inevitable, and this is catastrophic for any plane, Head of Aviation at CQ University Ron Bishop told RT. Ron Bishop: You see, what they do, is they screen employees very well, they also do drug testing to make sure they are not on any kinds of drugs, they make sure that they do a background check to ensure that none of this is habitual, that they are not used to doing this. [...]

10/21/2014
Top M'sian badminton champion FAILS dope test - newspaper

A top Malaysian badminton player has failed a random doping test conducted during the World Championships in Copenhagen in August, the New Straits Times reported today. No names were mentioned but the paper said the Badminton Association of Malaysia and other "concerned parties" were informed after the recent Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. [...]

10/21/2014
Majority of D.C. Voters Expected to Vote in Favor of Recreational Pot

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10/21/2014
About 550 W.Va. coal miners failed drug tests

In the last two years, more than 550 West Virginia coal miners have temporarily lost their mining certifications because they failed a drug test. State Office of Miner's Health, Safety and Training Eugene White released the numbers to a legislative panel Monday. [...]

10/21/2014
Portland drug court: hard cases, some success

Judge Paul Papak presides over re-entry court in Portland, Ore. The voluntary program provides court supervision, sanction and support to help drug and alcohol abusers convicted of offenses transition from prison to a sober, sustainable, law-abiding lifestyle. [...]

10/21/2014
Citing a hardship, former Mobile police officer charged with manslaughter wants judge to lift bond conditions

A former Mobile police officer who was arrested on a manslaughter charge last month wants a judge to lift three conditions of her release on bond because they are creating a hardship for her, according to a court motion. Vicky Johnston , 53, of Satsuma, was indicted in August in the July 5 death of of Linda Rutherford , 65, of Calera. [...]

10/20/2014
Experts warn drink driving more dangerous that drug driving

ROAD safety experts have warned that time-consuming drug testing of motorists is being carried out at the expense of efforts to catch more dangerous drunk drivers. CFS volunteers will get the same access to cancer compensation as their city colleagues in a backdown announced by the State Government. [...]

10/20/2014
Vice President's Son Booted From Navy Over Cocaine-Positive Drug Test

The Wall Street Journal has reported that Hunter Biden, the younger son of Vice President Joe Biden, has been discharged from the US Navy for a positive result for cocaine on a routine drug test . Ensign Hunter Biden was commissioned in May of last year and was a public affairs officer in Norfolk, Virginia. [...]

10/20/2014
Dr. Dustin Ballard's Medically Clear: Proposition 46 a " trick or treat?

Dr. Dustin W. Ballard is an emergency physician at Kaiser Permanente San Rafael and the author of "The Bullet's Yaw: Reflections on Violence, Healing and an Unforgettable Stranger." 'Tis the season to talk tricks and treachery. [...]