Teen spice user: 'It's the new crack'
Rehab, drug court gives NN teen new life
A Newport News teen recounts his addiction to spice. (Jonathon Gruenke / Daily Press / April 23, 2014) ...
By Prue Salasky, email@example.com
6:14 p.m. EDT, May 18, 2014
NEWPORT NEWS — Spice took over his life in middle school. Nothing else mattered. Being high became the norm.
At 12, he picked up his first cigarette. Soon the Newport News teen, now 18, was smoking marijuana, too. "Cigarettes and weed," he said in a single breath, making no distinction.
Let’s look at the numbers… Return on Drug Testing Investment
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Company with 1,000 employees
15% of the workforce has a substance abuse issue
Each substance abusing worker costs his or her company approximately $7,000 per year
Do the math:
•15% of 1,000 = 150 workers
•150 x $7,000 = $1.05 million annually
Re-do the Math…
Conducts random testing at a 20% rate
$55 per drug test
5% of random tests are positive
Do the math:
list of inspirational quotes made by 14 U.S. presidents to celebrate Presidents Day
Presidents Day is typically recognized as a day for patriotic celebration and remembrance. To commemorate U.S. presidents past and present, below are 14 quotes to share on the national holiday:
“If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” – George Washington
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Sochi Winter Olympics:
Background Checks for All Visitors & Ticketholders
With less than five
weeks before the 2014 Winter Olympics kick off in Sochi, two bombings in a
southern Russian city emphasize the daunting security challenge Russia faces to
prevent acts of terrorism and to keep visitors and locals safe during the Games.
According to the
Washington Post, Russia's government is launching a massive effort to screen
and monitor both participants and visiting spectators to Sochi.
It’s true that the Pilgrims did celebrate some sort of Thanksgiving back in 1621, and it did come with Native Americans, pumpkin, and probably wild turkey. Unfortunately it wasn’t necessarily a holiday about “coming together” so much as it was about showing off English muskets. In recent years much of the Pilgrim myth has been stripped away. …The myth has always been better than the reality, but I still find value in it. When people reflect on the Pilgrims and the Patuxet it’s a reflection not of what actually was, but what we wish to be.
Reminder: Every Senate Democrat Voted in Favor of Exempting Themselves From Obamacare
All 54 Senate Ds voted for Obamacare exemption that treats Congress better than the people Daniel Doherty | Oct 01, 2013
One of the most profoundly unfair provisions of Obamacare is that members of Congress and their staffers were unilaterally and illegally granted a special exemption from the law they themselves passed. Unlike many Americans, many of whom have been forcibly kicked off their current health care plans, the governing class and their staffers as of now could keep their insurance providers(*see update*) and receive an enormous taxpayer subsidy (depending on which plan they choose) to off-set rising health care costs.
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Prior to any background check, CBSV - Consent Based SSN Verification - from Social Security Administration is recommended.
Increasing numbers of applicants use fraudulent identities that appear valid
Despite legislation, perpetrators easily exploit system vulnerabilities unless you are using CBSV
The use of blended identifiers – called Synthetic Identity Theft – will pass through your current processes
Your methodologies (credit headers, data algorithms, proprietary databases) are: