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Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Alcohol and the Workplace

The Role of Alcohol Testing in the Workplace Today Since the introduction of the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program in the late 1980s, drug and alcohol testing in the workplace has become a common phenomenon. Most companies implement at least some form of testing, whether it be to screen prospective employees…

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Winning Fair and Square

Olympic Officials Crack Down on Blood Doping Doping and cheating have been a part of competitive sporting events, such as the Olympic Games, since its conception. For example in 1984, Madeline de Jesus was injured in the long-jump, so she got her identical twin sister, Margaret, to compete for her….

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Win Your Case with an Expert Witness

Win Your Case with Okorie Okorocha, Expert Witness Contrary to popular belief, it is very rare for a court case to be won by lawyers alone, especially when the case is dealing with the complex issues of forensic toxicology. The truth is it that an expert witness like Okorie Okorocha…

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The Advances in Forensic Toxicology

Forensic Toxicology – The Present and Past In simple terms, the role of a forensic toxicologist is to determine and identify what drugs and chemicals are present in the body by using various technologies and methods. In recent years, the practice of forensic toxicology has incorporated the use of highly…

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How Real Is Toxicology Testing On TV

Television communicates a rather interesting narrative on how toxicology tests are conducted. On television, toxicology testing can appear glamorous, easy, and efficient. The truth is, toxicology testing reality is far from the elegant forensic portrayal on television. What Is Toxicology Testing? Toxicology tests are processes used to check for drugs,…

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Types Of Drug Tests In The 21st Century

There is an increasing demand for toxicology data in the 21st century. With the number of types of drug tests available, many institutions and companies insist on drug tests before hiring or accepting a candidate. Traditional vitro methods of drug testing are not always feasible or time efficient. With the…

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Drug Toxicology: Alcohol vs Drug related DUI

Part two of the series on drug toxicology is focused on how alcohol-impaired driving compares to driving under the influence of drugs. This article explores the well-documented consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol, how prosecution of drug-impaired driving compares, and how blood and urine testing are required to…

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