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Can Taking the High Out the Drugs Help Users Quit?

drug useIn most cases, people who take illicit drugs take them to get high. But what if there was some way that that high could be blocked? Can taking the high out the drugs help users quit? Considering that basically all kinds of existing drug addiction treatments can give no guarantee that a drug addict would never, ever relapse, there are many instances of addicts actually losing their craving for drugs and quitting after the high was taken out of them.

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Can Workplace Drug Testing Reduce Racial Disparities?

racial disparityLet’s face it: despite all the strides made in making the world a much more racially-tolerant place, the world can still be a racially-biased one. This is undeniably true in choosing people for employment. For one reason or another, unspoken racial biases still play a huge role in hiring. There is a possibility, however, that this racial disparity in hiring could be reduced by workplace drug testing. That is what a 2014 study by Notre Dame economist Abigail Wozniak seems to be suggesting.

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SC Junks Workers’ Comp Bid of Injured Substance Abuser

injury in the workplaceIf you’re a worker who has sustained injuries while at work and later becomes unable to perform light duties due to substance abuse, don’t expect the Supreme Court to side with you when you ask for workers’ compensation. A substance abuser from South Australia learned this the hard way when his bid for workers’ compensation was dismissed 2-1 by the Supreme Court in 2010.

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