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#Drug Testing

# drug-testing - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Poll: Should drug-testing be available at festivals? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should drug-testing be available at festivals?

The HSE has entered into talks with organisations that could provide drug-testing at festivals.

Talks underway between HSE and labs that could carry out drug-testing at festivals

A senior HSE doctor has outlined a number of ways drug-testing could be introduced in Ireland.

# drug-testing - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Drug-testing at Irish festivals: Government criticised for delays forming 'working group'

The working group was first floated in 2017 and was originally expected to be up and running earlier this year.

# drug-testing - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Drug-testing roll out at music festivals and nightclubs to be examined by expert group

Drug-testing is available in a number of other European countries.

# drug-testing - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Pill testing kits, chill-out rooms and free water: How to reduce harm from taking drugs in nightclubs

A new European guide on responding to drug problems was released today.

# drug-testing - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

From The42 There will be blood... testing: PGA Tour to change anti-doping rules Drug Testing

There will be blood... testing: PGA Tour to change anti-doping rules

To date, the PGA Tour has not implemented blood testing which can pick up HGH, unlike urine testing.

# drug-testing - Friday 2 June, 2017

From The42 GAA players are a special case - so they should be drug tested even more Opinion

GAA players are a special case - so they should be drug tested even more

Tommy Martin believes drug testing of GAA players should be increased.

# drug-testing - Saturday 22 April, 2017

59 members of the Defence Forces tested positive for illegal drugs in the past five years

23 of the drug takers had to buy their way out of their military contracts.

# drug-testing - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Driver tests positive for cocaine in one of first drug tests - was already banned for 10 years

Gardaí administered the test on the N4 in west Dublin last night.

# drug-testing - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

'I can have one joint, right?' Everything you need to know about roadside drug testing

New devices were unveiled to reporters today. Here’s what you need to know.

# drug-testing - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Drug testing in nightclubs branded 'knee-jerk reaction' after Cork tragedy

Michaél Martin doesn’t seem keen on the idea after it was brought up by Leo Varadkar.

# drug-testing - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

From The42 Footballer charged with anti-doping violation involving recreational drug use Anti-doping

Footballer charged with anti-doping violation involving recreational drug use

The player will contest the charge.

# drug-testing - Friday 11 September, 2015

From The42 Uefa are clamping down on drugs in football with a new testing system Drug Testing

Uefa are clamping down on drugs in football with a new testing system

The governing body will be stepping up their efforts to keep the tournament clean.

# drug-testing - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

From The42 The FA have decided not to punish Jake Livermore despite positive cocaine test No Suspension

The FA have decided not to punish Jake Livermore despite positive cocaine test

Jake Livermore’s newborn baby passed away shortly before his positive test

# drug-testing - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

From The42 Bizarre incident involving Jose Aldo highlighted in UFC 189 drug test results Selfie

Bizarre incident involving Jose Aldo highlighted in UFC 189 drug test results

A total of seven fighters were tested in connection with UFC 189.

# drug-testing - Friday 2 January, 2015

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Gardaí will be able to test your saliva on the roadside by the end of this year

As part of the tender process, testing is currently underway so suitable devices can be chosen.

# drug-testing - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Here's how many members of the Defence Forces have failed drug tests

Compulsory random testing was introduced in 2003.

# drug-testing - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The42 James Cluskey on Irish tennis' steady improvement and why drug testing in the sport is inept Interview

James Cluskey on Irish tennis' steady improvement and why drug testing in the sport is inept

The Dubliner also tells TheScore.ie about just missing out on Wimbledon.

# drug-testing - Monday 15 July, 2013

From The42 Sprint cases show drug testing works - IAAF Reaction

Sprint cases show drug testing works - IAAF

The statement comes after top sprinters Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell returned positive tests.

# drug-testing - Sunday 2 September, 2012

From The42 Paralympics 2012: Organisers defend Games drug-testing policy Controversy

Paralympics 2012: Organisers defend Games drug-testing policy

There has been a 25 percent increase on the number of tests conducted in Beijing four years ago.

# drug-testing - Monday 28 November, 2011

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Drug testing of motorists to be introduced in new year

Drivers suspected of being under the influence of drugs will have to perform co-ordination tests – such as walking in a straight line or balancing on one leg – under plans announced by Minister Leo Varadkar.

# drug-testing - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Over 99% of Irish Defence Forces pass drug tests

The Defence Forces leads the way in Ireland with regard to workplace drug testing.