Drug Testing

1.23.19

We Looked Into the Kits You Can Use to Test Your Drugs

Drug checking is part of a harm-reduction approach that emphasizes reducing the negative impact of drug use rather than telling people not to use them—which usually doesn’t work.

7.12.18

The Bizarre Story Behind a Coke Dealer's On-Camera Confession

We talked to the Bunk Police about why they released the video, which shows the dealer crying.

3.7.18

Boston police used a racist drug test, lawsuit says

Labor unions have watched the case of a black police cadet closely because of its potential to change reliance on hair analysis.

7.13.17

How Does WADA Decide What Drugs Are Banned?

The World Anti-Doping Agency's process for putting drugs on the banned list leaves a lot open to interpretation.

7.13.17

The Catch-22 of Anti-Doping Testing For High School Athletes

Very few school districts have an anti-doping testing program. As a result, high school athletes and coaches who compete at national tournaments and meets where testing occurs are sometimes unfamiliar with the process.

6.19.17

You Won't Fail a Drug Test After Eating These Poppy Seeds

Yes, this has been a problem in the past.

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6.8.17

Health Experts Urge All UK Festivals to Offer Drug Testing

The Royal Society for Public Health aim to reduce drug-related deaths, which have steadily been on the rise.

5.22.17

At Least Six UK Festivals Plan to Allow Drug Testing This Summer

Cambridgeshire's Secret Garden Party led the charge last year.

4.17.17

The FBI Says It Can Finally Find Hackers Who Don’t Smoke Weed

The agency says it's managing to meet its hiring goals despite a ban on hiring anyone who's used marijuana within the last three years.

4.1.17

Are Home Drug Testing Kits Actually Helpful?

I spoke to two experts to work it out.

1.11.17

Nevada Athletic Commission to Discuss Taking Marijuana off Banned-Substances List

This Friday could mark the beginning of the end for MMA’s ridiculous anti-weed rules.

12.13.16

New Study Finds 13% of Festival Deaths Worldwide Caused by Alcohol and Drugs

Looking at fatalities between 1999 and 2014, the report recommends organizers make drug-testing kits more widely available.

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