49ers Smith Enters Substance Abuse Rehab

49ers Smith enters substance abuse rehab
(KGO) — Troubled San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon smith is now officially away from the team. The Niners placed Smith on the NFL's reserve non-football injury list Monday as he entered rehab for substance abuse. For how long — no one is saying. Read more on abc7news.com

Citing Overdose and Addiction Concerns, FDA Issues New Rules for Painkiller
“Our experience at Passages has shown that if individuals begin taking strong painkillers and have experienced traumatic events in their past, addictions are more likely to form,” said Pax Prentiss, CEO of Passages Addiction Treatment Centers. “We work … Read more on PR Web (press release)

Unpacking Shirley v. Precision Castparts Corp.: when do drug rehab programs
Second, simply entering a rehab program does not automatically trigger the ADA safe harbor provision's protections. An employee who has not been drug-free for a significant amount of time is still "currently engaging" in illegal drug use. Third … Read more on Lexology (registration)