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World Anti-Doping Agency Removes CBD From Banned Substances List

Call it a first step in the right direction: The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is removing CBD from its list of banned substances in 2018.

Australian Doctors Clash With Government Over Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients

Hundreds of Australian health-care workers have signed an open letter to the federal government asking officials not to implement mandatory drug testing for welfare recipients.

Is Drug Testing Negatively Impacting America’s Workforce?

Many companies in legal states still require pre-hire drug testing and regular screenings throughout employment. Does this policy adversely impact the United States workforce?

Maine Cannabis Law Could Change Employers’ Drug-Testing Practices

The Maine Department of Labor says the majority of businesses won't be able to fire an employee for a marijuana-positive drug test.

You Can’t Fire Cannabis Patients Just for Using Cannabis, Massachusetts High Court Rules

In what appears to be a first-of-its-kind ruling, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that employees can’t be fired simply for using medical cannabis.

House Republicans Vote to Expand Drug Testing

House Republicans voted to expand drug testing for applicants seeking unemployment benefits. Is that constitutional?

University of Alabama Now Drug Tests Fraternities, Pushing Some Toward Riskier Substances

The school's decision to drug test Greek organizations has led to reports of increased use of prescription drugs like Xanax, which leave the body quickly but are more dangerous.

Police Say It’s Unconstitutional to Mandate Drug Tests on Officers

Police officers have filed a civil rights grievance against the city of Pittsburgh over mandatory drug testing, claiming it's a violation of their contract and of the Constitution.