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Drug Testing

Drug testing occurs in a wide variety of settings across the United States, including workplaces, the military, schools, treatment programs, and the criminal justice system. This includes both public and private settings in the United States. Large numbers of individuals are tested every year, such as drug addicts in treatment, individuals on parole, employees in a variety of industries, and students involved in an extracurricular activity in school. Drug testing that occurs in schools and workplaces across the United States is widely debated. Federal drug testing rules authorize testing for the following five types of drugs: marijuana, opioids, cocaine, amphetamine and methamphetamine, and PCP This list does not include club drugs such as ecstasy. Furthermore, there is no current standard testing procedure that can detect ...

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