The House of Representatives passed an amendment recently to the FY 2015 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill that prohibits the Department of Justice from using any funds in states that have passed medical marijuana initiatives.
FMCSA announced the availability of the Privacy Impact Assessment for the Medical Examiner’s Certification Integration notice of proposed rule-making published on May 10, 2013.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has provided new suggested formats and forms for drug and alcohol testing programs for aviation employers.
The Office of Management and Budget has approved the 2014 Federal Custody and Control Form. The 2014 Federal CCF may be used as a paper form or electronic form for HHS testing, but only as a paper form for DOT testing.
The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a civil penalty of $51,651 against All American Aviation Services, LLC of Tomball, Texas for allegedly violating FAA drug and alcohol testing regulations.
The FAA is considering amending its drug and alcohol testing regulations to require drug and alcohol testing of certain maintenance personnel outside the United States.
A flesh-eating drug that turns people into zombie-like creatures seems to have made its way to the United States.
As DATIA reported last week, the FMCSA announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to establish the Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, a database under the Agency’s administration that will contain controlled substances and alcohol test result information for the holders of commercial driver’s licenses.
Smart Approaches to Marijuana, or Project SAM, a campaign to keep marijuana illegal and address the failings of the drug war through other means, formed last January and is launching its new posture for 2014.
Quest Diagnostics announced that they will now offer a synthetic cannabinoids testing panel. This new panel uses urine samples to test for commonly detected synthetic cannabinoid compounds.