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Top British school plans drug testing

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 16 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:658

Harrow School, one of Britain's most famous private educational establishments, last week revealed plans to introduce drug testing of its pupils. Its headmaster, Nicholas Bomford, said that the facilities would be in place by September. Boys whose housemasters detect signs of drug misuse will be subjected to urine tests, with expulsion likely if the result is positive.

Rugby School, which has a status comparable …

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