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Pennsylvania Gov. Blames Employee Drug Testing On Job Creation Woes

By McCarton Ackerman

Gov. Corbett thinks his poor jobs record has something to do with employees not taking drug tests. MORE  

Heroin Use In The Workplace On The Rise

By Brent McCluskey

With more workers using heroin on the job, companies are starting to experience lower productivity and higher employee turnover. MORE  

Colorado Court Considers If Using Marijuana Is ‘Lawful’

By Desiree Bowie

The state's supreme court will decide whether or not one can be fired for smoking pot outside of work. MORE  

More Airline Pilots Testing Positive for Drugs

By Victoria Kim

A new study shows that airline pilots are increasingly using both legal and illegal drugs. MORE  

Positive Drug Tests Increase at Work for First Time In Decade

By McCarton Ackerman

Does a slight uptick in positive tests mean more American workers are using drugs? MORE  

Weed or Your Job: Which Would You Choose?

By Shawn Dwyer

Marijuana legalization advocate and Princeton University employee Don DeZarn will soon have to make such a choice. MORE  

Reno Fire Department A-Okay With Firefighters Testing Positive for Booze, Drugs

By John Lavitt

Reno firefighters with cocaine or marijuana in their bloodstreams while at work won't face any disciplinary action, according to a new policy. MORE  

Chrysler Rehires Workers Fired Over Booze Sting

By Sarah Beller

The auto company has been forced to rehire 13 workers canned for on-the-job substance use. MORE  

Cocaine Whistleblower Wins Big Bucks

By Bryan Le

A Hollywood employee fired for tattling on a coke-using coworker is awarded $450,000 in court. MORE  

Workplaces Weed Out Medical Marijuana Users

By McCarton Ackerman

How much protection can users of prescribed MMJ expect from employers' drug tests? MORE  

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Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress.

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