Category Archives: Substance Abuse and Alcoholism/War on Drugs

One of the primary issues that identify Fawkes-Lee & Ryan’s program

Flaws in the Laws: Part I – Employment Drug Testing

Prior to 1987, there was no law that regulated drug testing of employees or applicants for employment in Iowa.  Employers were free to test an employee, or an applicant for employment, for any drug or substance with impunity.  Since 1987, … Continue reading

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There Is No Cure For Addiction

Most Iowa Court of Appeals decisions that pertain to family law or juveniles are uninteresting or insignificant to anyone but those individuals who are directly involved in the case.  Occasionally, an attorney practicing family law or juvenile law should scan … Continue reading

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Go Figure

I would hope that when participants in a substance abuse program are monitored they are monitored about whether they have remained straight and sober. Continue reading

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Substance Abuse and Alcoholism

An Introduction to a Fawkes-Lee & Ryan Position Substance abuse and alcoholism are the underlying issues for many of society’s problems. As an addict or alcoholic continues to use, the ability to attain gainful employment diminishes. More employers are subjecting … Continue reading

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