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Drug Testing in the Workplace Across Industries

It has been decades since the idea of workplace drug testing was introduced, but it remains a difficult issue. While more and more employers are actually implementing workplace drug testing programs, many issues and questions continue to hound the practice to this day. In most cases, workplace drug testing is unquestionably necessary in industries that…

A Future Drug to Help You Forgo Sleep?

In a podcast for Gizmodo Australia, Rose Eveleth brings up the idea of taking a future drug that will help you never sleep again, and whether or not people would actually consider taking it. Eveleth discussed the topic James Hughes, executive director of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies and Nancy Kress, author of…

2015 AUSTRANS Blitz Bags More Drug-Driving Workers

The 2015 Operation AUSTRANS blitz has bagged more drug-driving workers than it had in 2014. According to new figures released by the Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency (ANZPAA), the month-long AUSTRANS campaign successfully apprehended 190 heavy vehicle drivers who tested positive to drugs or alcohol. The figure marks an increase from last year’s catch,…