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Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

Use a Forensic Lawyer to Tighten Up Your Drug Policies Medical Marijuana Medical marijuana is a relatively recent twist that employers now have to accommodate into their drug policy. With 17 states already having some form of medical marijuana implemented, forensic lawyers have been seeing an increase in employer-employee disputes…

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An Introduction to Drug Facilitated Crimes

DFCs a Major Test For The Forensic Toxicology Field Under the banner of forensic science, forensic toxicology is a method to test for any drug or chemical present in bodily fluids and tissue. As part of an investigative team, the toxicologist will determine if substances in the body may have…

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Drug Toxicology: Impairment & Driving

Driving while under the influence of drugs (DUID) is a serious and potentially fatal offense. Part one of this drug toxicology series will focus on what happens if a person is caught driving under the influence of drugs, the forensic tests needed as well as the challenges that arise when…

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Drug Testing: Sweat Patches 101

Analysis of biological fluids and tissues provide the most reliable method to documenting human drug exposure. The chemical analysis of human sweat in the form of drug testing sweat patches has become an effective method of monitoring drug use over an extended period of time. The sensitivity, specificity and reliability…

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NarcoPouch Test False Positive Dilemma

From as early as the 1900’s, police and investigators across the United States have used NarcoPouch tests to detect illegal drugs and substances. The NarcoPouch test offers a simple and easy way to detect illicit substances; officers simply have to drop the suspected sample into the pouch and watch for…

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