drug screening

Routine drug screening should be part of primary care settings, study recommends

The misuse of both prescription and illicit drugs is so prevalent in Tijuana and East Los Angeles that community clinics in those areas should routinely, though discreetly, screen for it, according to new UCLA research. The study, published in the peer-reviewed journal Substance Use and Misuse, found that 19.4 percent…

Ohio Lawmakers Propose Bill Requiring Drug Screening for Welfare Applicants

A bill introduced Wednesday in Ohio’s state legislature would require people applying for welfare to undergo drug screening. If the screening suggested drug use, they would have to take a drug test, ABC News reports. People who tested positive would not receive cash assistance. A third party could get the…