Category: News

Name That Drug: Seemingly Superhuman
Solve the mystery in the latest edition of the DATIA focus. Give the popular column a read and see if you can “Name That Drug.” Continue reading

By   /  June 23, 2017

Increases in illicit drugs, including cocaine, drive workforce drug positivity to highest rate in 12 years
The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index shows increased positivity for illicit drugs across virtually all specimen types and in all testing groups. Continue reading

By   /  May 16, 2017

Employers paying the price of substance abuse
Employers can now calculate the cost of substance abuse on their businesses with the Substance Use Cost Calculator. Continue reading

By   /  May 9, 2017

2017 National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
On Saturday, April 29 safe disposal areas will be available throughout the country for anyone to turn in their unused prescription medications. Continue reading

By   /  April 14, 2017

Winter Storm Stella may cause delays
Winter storm Stella may impact the logistics and transportation of workplace drug testing specimens and supplies drug testing kits and CCF forms. Continue reading

By   /  March 14, 2017

Revisions to Federal workplace drug testing
HHS revised its mandatory guidelines to expand federal urine drug testing to include hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, and oxymorphone. Continue reading

By   /  February 10, 2017

Winter Storm Niko may cause delays
Severe snowstorm warnings are in effect for many parts of the northeastern United States. Continue reading

By   /  February 9, 2017

Clarifying the new OSHA post-accident drug testing regulations
Post-accident testing is still allowed. However, there must be a reasonable possibility that drug or alcohol use contributed to the reported injury. Continue reading

By   /  February 3, 2017

Sobering facts about the repeal of Obamacare
Nearly 2.8 million Americans with a substance abuse disorder would lose healthcare coverage if the Affordable Care Act is repealed. Continue reading

By   /  January 30, 2017

2017 random drug testing rate
The minimum annual drug testing rate will remain at 25 percent for 2017. Continue reading

By   /  December 21, 2016