Author: Nicole Jupe

Recreational marijuana in Maine
Specific protections for employees or applicants that use marijuana went into effect in Maine on February 1, 2018. Continue reading

By   /  February 20, 2018

Webinar: Understanding drug testing laws
Employers turn to drug-free workplace programs to help keep employees safe and productive; however they still have questions about running an effective, compliant program. Register now. Continue reading

By   /  February 13, 2018

DOT random rates unchanged
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that the minimum annual drug testing rate for 2018 will remain at 25% and the alcohol rate will remain at 10%. Continue reading

By   /  February 6, 2018

Opioid crisis: 174 lives lost daily
More than 63,600 people died from a drug overdose in 2016 according to the Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States report from the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the CDC. That equates to a startling 174 lives lost every day to overdose. Continue reading

By   /  January 29, 2018

Keep alcohol off the roads
December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Research shows that almost 29 Americans die in alcohol-impaired vehicle crashes every day. Continue reading

By   /  December 22, 2017

Year in Review: Top seven blogs in 2017
We are excited to countdown of the most compelling stories of the year and to recognize a nomination by our team for our favorite social share. Continue reading

By   /  December 19, 2017

Ask the Experts: What is POCT?
POCT is an instant drug or alcohol test that typically yields a result within minutes. Consider all the criteria before choosing a test method. Continue reading

By   /  December 8, 2017

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

Staying compliant with new DOT regulations
New DOT regulations add four opioids: hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, and oxymorphone to the test panel. Our experts answer your questions. Continue reading

By   /  November 29, 2017

Inside Quest Diagnostics: A look at Quest Diagnostics Health & Wellness
Population health insights from screening data provides a foundation for employers to make decisions about benefits design and wellness initiatives. Continue reading

By   /  November 16, 2017