SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Drug Testing to Get a Job - Part Two
In yesterday's post, I obviously hit a nerve! The only other post of mine that has had that many hits was back on November 1, 2011, when I wrote about adoption.
Yesterday I shared a picture from my l... Posted on 12/30/11 at 7:30 AM
HEALTHBEAT The cost of adverse drug events
If you ever doubted that adverse events involving prescription drugs are costly, consider a new study that looks at what happens when these patients end up in the emergency room.
The study, which w... Posted on 3/2/11 at 3:38 PM
IN THE BLACK Chance to turn in unused or expired medications
This is not necessarily related to finances but I saw an article and thought it was important to write about. Saturday, 9/25 there will be collection sites to turn in unused or expired medications. Th... Posted on 9/24/10 at 1:47 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Interesting legislative meeting Thursday
Tomorrow's Judicial Process meeting here in Bismarck will cover a range of hot-button issues.
The meeting begins at 9 a.m. CT in the State Capitol. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjemwill report on unla... Posted on 9/15/10 at 11:07 AM
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The lawyer for a former Grand Forks doctor accused in an Internet prescription fraud case has said his client didn't know he was breaking the law and that he paid taxes on money he received for pill permits.
DAVE KOLPACK, Associated Press
, October 27, 2010
GRAND FORKS — Altru Health System here is instituting a new, random drug testing policy for all employees, company officials said Tuesday.
The new policy, which takes effect Sept. 1, will cover all Altru staff, including doctors, office staff and support personnel, the company said in a news release.
Forum Communications Co. report
, August 18, 2010
BISMARCK — Secretary of State Al Jaeger on Thursday rejected an initiative petition that seeks to repeal North Dakota’s restrictions on pharmacy ownership, saying it did not include a required list of the proposal’s sponsors.
Jaeger said he believed the flaw would disqualify the measure from appearing on the November ballot. The high-profile ballot measure was touted by its backers as a way to cut North Dakotans’ prescription drug costs.
By Dale Wetzel, The Associated Press
, August 06, 2010
HASTINGS, Minn. — When her son almost died after smoking synthetic marijuana, Stacy Huberty spoke up. Since that day in June, she has been surprised at how many people have listened to her story.
Now, it appears as though her fight is going to pay off. Late last week, State Senator Katie Sieben announced she plans to introduce legislation in 2011 that would make the substances illegal. Essentially, synthetic marijuana is a mixture of herbs that are sprayed with THC. The products are legally sold at smoke shops, including one near Hastings.
By Chad Richardson, Forum Communications Co.
, July 16, 2010
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