Tag: National Survey on Drug Use and Health

Rising methamphetamine use in the U.S. workforce
Methamphetamine positivity continues to steadily increase in the American workforce, according to the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  November 30, 2017

Detect marijuana more often using oral fluid
New technology in oral fluid drug testing has proven effective in detecting recent drug use, especially in marijuana. Download our new white paper. Continue reading

By   /  September 27, 2017

New data shows 1 in 10 Americans use drugs
New data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported that approximately 28 million Americans have used an illicit drug in the past month. Continue reading

By   /  September 25, 2017

America’s favorite illicit drug: marijuana
Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index data showed a nearly 75% increase of marijuana positivity in oral fluid drug tests in the U.S. workforce. Continue reading

By   /  July 7, 2017

An exploration of addiction: Young adults
Young adults are known to partake in risky behavior. But what are some of the consequences when weekend fun becomes life-altering. Continue reading

By   /  June 27, 2017

Cocaine continues upward trend
Cocaine positivity increased 12% in 2016, reaching a 7-year high of 0.28%, according to the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  June 1, 2017

DUI rates in the U.S. hit new low
Federal data shows that the percentage of people driving under the influence of alcohol fell to a 13-year low in the United States. Continue reading

By   /  January 27, 2017

Data shows escalating drug use in the U.S. workforce
Typically, there is at least 30 percent more self-reported drug use by people who work for an employer without a drug testing program. Continue reading

By   /  January 24, 2017

By the Numbers: Heroin positivity continues to rise
Heroin positivity increased 146% between 2011 and 2015 in the general U.S. workforce according to the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  December 15, 2016

Shortage of drug-free job applicants
Many businesses are finding it increasingly difficult to find applicants who can pass a pre-employment drug test. Continue reading

By   /  December 2, 2016