Archive for September 2013

Krokodil has arrived in the Phoenix Valley

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=-fTjKdXe_74We reported on this flesh eating drug earlier when it was still only seen in Russia. Two cases have now been reported in the Valley and are the first reported cases in the USA.

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Molly is much more than Ecstasy

Question: My daughter is enrolled at ASU and I hear her talking to friends about a drug called Molly. What is Molly and how concerned should I be? Answer: Molly essentially is the club-drug Ecstasy making a comeback. It’s popularized by a number of musical artists who have made it a topic in their music…

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AZ Taxi and Limo Drivers Must be Drug Tested

Taxi and Limousine drivers must be drug tested in the State of Arizona effective September 13, 2013. Drivers prefer SonicTest Labs because they can stop in for a drug test between pickups. They are in & out in 15 minutes with instant results in hand. SonicTest Labs is a full service toxicology lab and is certified by…

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DNA helps newborn with survivor benefits

Question: My husband died soon after the birth of our newborn daughter. It wasn’t until after the funeral that I realized his name was missing from the birth certificate. She is being denied social security benefits until paternity can be established. My husband was cremated and not available for DNA testing. My life has been…

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Drug testing mandatory for Transportation for Hire in Arizona – Starts September 13, 2013

JANICE K. BREWER-GOVERNOR KEVIN TYNE,  DIRECTOR ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES 4425 West Olive Avenue, Suite 134 Glendale, AZ 85302 602-771-4920 FAX 623-939-8586 800-277-6675 www.azdwm.gov Attention! Transportation For Hire Companies This month, on September 13th, 2013, Senate Bill 1087 (Drug Testing Records; Taxi Drivers) a new law and requirement will become effective. In accordance…

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