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Monthly Archives: October 2016

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Alcohol and the Workplace

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe 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

Reading Time: 2 minutesOlympic 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

Reading Time: 2 minutesWin 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

Reading Time: 2 minutesForensic 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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Defining the Role of a Forensic Lawyer

Reading Time: 2 minutesForensic lawyers are experts in both law and forensic science. The intersection of science and law has allowed for new tools and methodologies for discovering truth. Okorie Okorocha has served as an expert witness in over 280 trials. His role is to help juries understand complex, scientific concepts and to…

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Narcopouch Tests – Drug Testing Made Easy

Reading Time: 3 minutesA narcopouch test is a presumptive test designed to identify illegal substances. After analysis, a presumptive test will tell you one of two things. It is definitely not a certain substance or the sample is probably the suspected substance. Similar to a portable chemistry lab, narcopouch tests are self-contained, providing…

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The Pros and Cons of Sweat Patches For Drug Testing

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe use of sweat patches as a method of drug testing is a relatively new development in the field of forensic toxicology. Sweat patch drug testing is becoming increasingly popular among employers screening employees and job applicants for drug use, although sweat patches are typically used to monitor persons on…

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