Record 93,000 Americans Died Due To Drug Overdose In 2020

US deaths from drug overdoses surged to a record 93,000 during 2020, driven largely by rising opioid use during the pandemic, official data showed Wednesday.

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Ruling Limits Safety-Based Drug Testing at Iowa Warehouses

The Iowa Supreme Court has ruled that employers cannot subject all warehouse employees to random drug testing by designating them as having “safety sensitive” jobs. In its 4-3 ruling, the court ruled that companies must consider the specific duties of …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2021/06/30/620807.htm

High Court Ruling Limits Safety-Based Drug Testing at Iowa Warehouses

The Iowa Supreme Court ruled on June 25 that employers cannot subject all warehouse employees to random drug testing by designating them as having “safety sensitive” jobs. In its 4-3 ruling, the court ruled that companies must consider the specific …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2021/06/27/620361.htm

Alleged drug kingpin argues Australia illegally had him sent to the Netherlands

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Lawyers for a Canadian national accused of running a global multibillion-dollar methamphetamine cartel have alleged that he was illegally sent to the Netherlands as part of a scheme to ensure he stays behind bars for as long as possible.

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Convicted Mexican Drug Lord El Chapo’s Wife To Plead Guilty: Report

Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Mexican narcotics kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, is expected to plead guilty this week to federal charges of helping him run the notorious Sinaloa drug cartel,…

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