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The C. Everett Koop Papers

Title:
"Winning the War on Drugs: The Role of Workplace Testing" [Reminiscence] pdf (37,915 Bytes) transcript of pdf
"Winning the War on Drugs: The Role of Workplace Testing" [Reminiscence]
Number of Image Pages:
1 (37,915 Bytes)
Date:
2003
Creator:
Koop, C. Everett
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of C. Everett Koop.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Narcotics
Substance Abuse Detection
Exhibit Category:
Reproduction and Family Health
Relation:
Metadata Record Winning the War on Drugs: The Role of Workplace Testing (January 16, 1990) pdf (523,759 Bytes) ocr (7,415 Bytes)
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Box Number: 9
Folder Number: 1990 Jan 16
Unique Identifier:
QQBDFM
Document Type:
Memoirs
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Transcript:
In the war on drugs, one of the subjects that kept coming up for attention was the feasibility, the ethics, and the legality of spot-testing workers at the worksite for the presence of drugs in their bodies.
Current scientific evidence demonstrated that modern drug-testing technology and procedures were accurate and reliable. False positives are essentially eliminated.
This lecture is included in the archive because it gives an inisght how the Surgeon General and the Public Health Service felt about the issue of drug-testing at the worksite, as of 1990.
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2008-08-27
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