What will bring youth to the realization that Ecstasy is a lethal problem? No longer should it be seen as a recreational drug with no negative side effects. Yet another teen has died due to Ecstasy.
This week, the case of Safford United School District No. 1 v. Redding (08-479) is heading to the U.S. Supreme Court for a final ruling. In 2003, 13-year old Savanna Redding was strip-searched by two Arizona school representatives after one of her classmates accused her of providing prescription-strength Ibuprofen. The Arizona school has a zero…
The Canadian Society of Forensic Science estimate that there are currently fewer than 200 cases per year of drug-impaired driving compared to 81000 cases of alcohol-impaired driving. However, there are currently very few studies available that have measured actual numbers. In July of 2008, a new Canadian law came into effect authorizing police to perform road-side drug testing. Drivers who refuse to submit to the test can be fined up to $1000 or a month in jail for a second refusal to test. The consequences are similar to refusing a road-side breathalyzer.
Comment on public reaction to a random drug and alcohol testing program in high schools announced in Flin Flon, Manitoba.
An article on technology in tough times. Profit magazine recently published an article on SureHire, and Kyle Powell.