Tag: school drug testing


Student Victory in the Courts Against Suspicionless Drug Testing

Linn State Plaintiffs Triumph in Latest Ruling Students for Sensible Drug Policy has long advocated against student drug testing, an invasive and counterproductive practice that is disfavored by numerous professional associations.  In December, SSDP secured a major victory for the Constitution when the Eighth Circuit ruled that suspicionless drug testing of college students is unconstitutional. In 2011, SSDP members at

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Yet Another Study Shows Student Drug Testing Doesn't Work

A new study is once again proving that student drug testing programs are ineffective at reducing drug use.     The study, published online in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence, was based on a nationally representative sample of 940 high school students across the country. The teens were surveyed by telephone in 2007 and 2008. Overall, 27% of the students said

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