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New Drug Test, Using Hair, Gains Favor In State (access required)

With just a lock of hair, a California laboratory can detect drug use by Virginia drug offenders using a sophisticated new chemical test, say state probation and parole officers. Criminal defense attorneys, however, are raising questions about the reliability of the test, which the officers have used for just a few years. Sitting in Appomattox County Circuit ...