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Focus (Drug Testing in the Workplace) #627932

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 07, 1999
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(New York: Rehema Ellis) The commonality of drug testing in the workplace examined; details given of the program at Pfizer pharmaceutical company. [Pfizer administrative assistant Debbie CLINTON - says she was not surprised to be asked to take a drug test.] Health and Human Services Department findings on illegal drug use outlined on screen. [Center for Substance Abuse Treatment director Dr. H. Westley CLARK - profiles the workplace drug user.] [Employee resources vice president Kathy DONOVON - explains the reason for drug testing.] [National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse president Joseph CALIFANO - says treatment is necessary.] State policies encouraging companies to drug test its workers detailed. [Maryland paving company employee Steve WILLIAMS, Chamberlain Contractors President Harold GREEN - say drug testing is good.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) Workplace Rights project director Lewis MALTBY - opposes drug testing on the job.]

Ellis, Rehema;
Seigenthaler, John

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