Author: Bonnie Bush

Colorado high: six years of recreational marijuana
After five years, researchers have compiled a substantial amount of data about the effects of recreational marijuana throughout Colorado. Continue reading

By   /  December 7, 2018

I’m There: Grant Wolfgang
Grant Wolfgang, QMS Senior Program Manager, knows that influence starts with empathy, and values every experience and the way it informs his future.  Continue reading

By   /  November 19, 2018

Understanding drug use – the heroin connection
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that heroin use is a key part of a larger substance abuse problem, as nearly all heroin users take at least one other drug. % Continue reading

By   /  October 23, 2018

Drug testing live in Lenexa
Quest invited SAPAA attendees to tour our Lenexa, KS facility which is the largest single-site workplace drug testing laboratory in the United States. Our scientists led guests through the drug testing process from start to finish so they could see our lab in action. Continue reading

By   /  October 5, 2018

I’m There: Lawrence Guinn
Lawrence Guinn, Director, Customer Solutions, knows that fostering an environment of collaboration and adaptability leads to success. Continue reading

By   /  September 19, 2018

Painkiller use around the world
Today, on International Overdose Awareness Day we take a look at American opioid use compared to the broader global landscape. The results inform why the epidemic is not slowing down. Continue reading

By   /  August 31, 2018

Cannabis brief
Marijuana legislation in the United States is constantly changing. Understanding marijuana use statutes is important because its use, cultivation, and distribution can impact the general public, including the workforce. Continue reading

By   /  August 17, 2018

Benzodiazepines: the new drug crisis?
While our country faces the harsh realities of the opioid epidemic, benzodiazepines are also emerging as popular drugs of abuse. Bloomberg dubbed benzodiazepines, sometimes called “benzos,” as American’s next big drug problem Continue reading

By   /  June 13, 2018

I’m there: Joyce Reid
Joyce is a key part of keeping communication open between teams, and helps to bridge gaps at the Atlanta laboratory. In this month’s edition of our “I’m There” series, Joyce describes what we’re there when you need us means to her. Read the full story. Continue reading

By   /  May 14, 2018

States move to ban synthetic urine
Synthetic urine has become a popular means of attempting to elude a positive drug test result, considering it often contains uric acid, a chemical naturally found in urine. Continue reading

By   /  May 4, 2018