Drug Testing. By: Chris Raite , Eli Friedman, and Alex Evans Period 6. History. Drug Testing began in the late 1980’s Many companies began to drug test. In 2002, the supreme court allowed the use of random tests Schools think drug testing will ______ ______ _______ _______ ______
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Drug Testing By: Chris Raite, Eli Friedman, and Alex Evans Period 6
History • Drug Testing began in the late 1980’s • Many companies began to drug test. • In 2002, the supreme court allowed the use of random tests • Schools think drug testing will ______ ______ _______ _______ ______ • What do you think is the most common way of testing for drugs?
Legal and Constitutional significance • ∙Many people argue that drug testing implicates the 5th amendment privilege against self-incrimination, and the right to do process • ∙Many people also believe it violates the 4th amendment of unreasonable search and seizure
People who support and oppose the issue • Support • The NCAA: • “Approximately $4.5 million is invested each year to collect and analyze approximately 13,500 samples through the NCAA’s national drug-testing program, and more than $1.5 million is provided each year to assist drug-education programs at its member colleges and universities.” • Oppose: • Students • "It was because I don't do drugs at all," the 2009 Penn Manor graduate said forcefully. "Why do I need to prove it to [the administration]? I'm not going to go pee in a cup just to show them.“ • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aryTPSAXcH8
Current Status of Drug Testing • Drug testing has grown to an $800 million business • In Schools: • Teachers and principals routinely open their lockers without their permission and often without their knowledge. • Court Cases: • Vernonia School District v. Wayne Acton
Future of Drug Testing • Scientist at SpectRx are working on a new drug detection patch
Bibliography • http://lancasteronline.com/article/local/248164_Some-parents--students-oppose-drug-testing.html#ixzz2E16JBMmv • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_test • www.testcountry.com/StateLaws/ • http://www.ncaa.org/wps/wcm/connect/public/NCAA/Health+and+Safety/Drug+Testing/Drug+Testing+Landing+Page • http://www.drug-testing-products.com/drug-testing/future-drug-testing-schools.html