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Why Are States Banning Synthetic Urine?
Posted by A. Shapiro
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While synthetic urine is still legal in most states, some are instituting a synthetic urine ban in an effort to prevent its use for passing drug tests. This exact chemical replica of human urine is so indistinguishable from the real thing that drug-testing labs may be unable to tell the difference. The motivation behind the ban is identified as public safety, with the assumption that truck drivers and heavy machinery operators may pose a risk if they avoid random drug testing. While the practice of random employee drug testing is of questionable value in preventing drug use on the job, easy access to synthetic urine further reduces its perceived value and cost-effectiveness. What States Are Banning Synthetic Urine? At least… Read More