Mexico To Test Public School Kids For Drugs

June 2007 Mexican President Felipe Calderon announced that he would like to implement a program to test thousands of public school students for drugs as part of a stepped up effort against drug trafficking. The tests would require parental permission, and would be performed in 8,000 public schools initially. He would like to eventually expand the program nationwide. “It’s not to punish them, but to help them overcome that problem,” Calderon stated at a speech in Monterrey. The program “will … Continue reading →