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Posts From October, 2014

Pilot of private plane escorted off the jet and arrested for 'flying while drunk' after landing at airport 

A pilot of a private plane was arrested over concerns about the amount of alcohol in his blood yesterday - just two days after another similar incident. Ian Jennings, 47, from Gosport, Hampshire, was arrested at Norwich Airport yesterday afternoon after landing a commercial chartered plane. He has been charged with performing an aviation function when the alcohol in his breath was over the prescribed limited, Norfolk Police said. Read more here read more
Friday, October 31, 2014 1:01:00 PM

'Drunk' Flybe pilot arrested before flight 

A Flybe pilot was removed from a plane and arrested on suspicion of being over the drink-drive limit just before he was due to fly. The pilot was due to fly from Newquay Airport in Cornwall to London Gatwick on Wednesday morning before he was removed for a breath test. A police source told the BBC that officers were alerted after a fellow crew member became concerned. A police spokesman confirmed a 48-year-old man was arrested. Read more here  read more
Thursday, October 30, 2014 9:23:00 AM

The terrible truth about cannabis  

The terrible truth about cannabis: Expert's devastating 20-year study finally demolishes claims that smoking pot is harmless One in six teenagers who regularly smoke the drug become dependent It doubles risk of developing psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia  Heavy use in adolescence appears to impair intellectual development Driving after smoking cannabis doubles risk of having a car crash  Study's author said: 'If cannabis is not addictive then neither is heroin'  Click here ... read more
Monday, October 13, 2014 4:05:00 PM

Workplace drug testing 'on the rise', say providers 

Workplace drug testing has increased significantly in the UK, four leading screening companies have said. They have seen rises in the number of annual tests carried out of between 40% and 470% over four years. Workers cannot be made to take a drugs test, but if they refuse when the employer has good grounds for testing, they may face disciplinary action. Read more on BBC News here read more
Friday, October 03, 2014 12:13:00 PM
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