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Drug testing news and analysis from The Nation
July 25, 2016
The Problem With the International Olympic Committee’s Decision on Russia
The problem isn't Russian doping. It's the absence of any moral authority in the IOC.
January 21, 2015
In the New World of Incarceration, Your House Is Your Prison
So is your block, your school, your neighborhood… your city, state and country.
December 10, 2014
The State Where Giving Birth Can Be Criminal
Tennessee is arresting new mothers for having used drugs in pregnancy—but in a cruel Catch-22, many can’t get the treatment they need.
October 15, 2014
What Happens When A City Decides to Offer Addicts Services, Not Prison Sentences?
Inspired by Seattle, Santa Fe adopts the LEAD program to divert people arrested for drug possession away from the criminal justice system and into treatment.
April 18, 2014
Will the Supreme Court Let Florida Drug-Test All Its Government Employees?
What does a positive test mean when your economic fate hinges on the result? What kind of “discipline” is maintained by subjugating bodily privacy in the name of “public safety”?
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April 3, 2013
The GOP’s Drug-Testing Dragnet
How Republicans and industry profiteers are targeting high school students, welfare applicants and the unemployed.