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The Partnership at DrugFree.org
Fri, 2011-08-26

Highlights: A new law allows school bus companies with a reasonable suspicion that one of its drivers is under the influence of drugs or alcohol to require testing before the driver can resume operating a school bus.

DFBS note: Sounds like a pretty good idea to us.

White House Office of National Drug Control Policy
Wed, 2011-06-01

Highlights: Illicit drug use in the United States is estimated to have cost the U.S. economy more than $193 billion in 2007, according to a new study by the National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC).

DFBS note: A significant portion of this cost falls on employers through lost productivity. Drug testing programs that include supervisor training and employee education help mitigate these costs.

The Journal of Global Drug Policy and Practice
Mon, 2010-11-01

Highlights: Examines the the evolution of drug-free workplace programs with drug testing as a cornerstone of such programs and explores the cost/benefit ratio to such programs.

Testing | Workplaces
Smart Business
Tue, 2010-06-01

Highlights: The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation is 'sunsetting' the Drug Free Workplace program. Employers that were participating in that program will have the option to switch to the Drug Free Safety Program.

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