Author: Alex Bednar

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Name that Drug: A stimulating psychoactive perspective

September 15, 2015 By

DATIA focus features a regular column titled, “Name that Drug” where interesting facts about a mystery drug are described.


2015 National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

August 26, 2015 By

The DEA has announced its tenth annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, an event to help people dispose any unused prescription medications.


CDC report reveals dramatic rise in heroin use

July 21, 2015 By

Heroin use is increasing across all demographics, according to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


The impact of medicinal marijuana laws

July 9, 2015 By

A new study reveals that medicinal marijuana laws may have caused an increase in recreational marijuana use by juveniles.


Employee drug and alcohol testing handbook

July 1, 2015 By

Answers to common drug testing questions are now found in the newly updated Department of Transportation Employee Handbook.


Introducing Alex

June 12, 2015 By

Alex Bednar will author posts for our drug testing blog in the coming months.