Author: Nicole Jupe

Latest NSDUH findings
One in nine individuals aged 12 or older in the United States used an illicit drug in the past month, according to the latest data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Continue reading

By   /  October 17, 2018

Opioid overdoses at work
Overdose deaths at work from drugs or alcohol increased by 38% annually between 2013 and 2016. Learn how the CDC and NIOSH are responding to the crisis. Continue reading

By   /  September 21, 2018

Marijuana edibles gain favor
Marijuana enthusiasts are moving away from smoking marijuana in favor of edibles. As marijuana products gain popularity, drug testing supports a drug-free workplace. Continue reading

By   /  August 23, 2018

Quest to sponsor 2019 NDASA conference
Quest Diagnostics Employer Solutions will be the Chairman Circle sponsor for the National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association conference in March 2019. Continue reading

By   /  August 21, 2018

Bumps, bananas, and other drug slang
Do you know the latest drug slang? A new DEA Intelligence Report details the newest slang terms for commonly-abused drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin. Continue reading

By   /  July 20, 2018

Common questions about marijuana
Our experts answer common questions about marijuana related to science, drug testing, policy, and the law. Download the latest marijuana infographic. Continue reading

By   /  July 12, 2018

Fentanyl fuels rise in overdoses
Illicitly manufactured fentanyl ranks as the top substance involved in fatal overdoses and it is often mixed with cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine. Continue reading

By   /  July 11, 2018

Avoid testing delays: Transition now to the new Federal CCF
We encourage you to proactively prepare for this change and double-check your paper CCF inventory today. Act now. Continue reading

By   /  June 25, 2018

Ask the Experts: Opiates vs. opioids
In the midst of our nation’s opioid crisis, many people are confused about the difference between the term opiates and opioids. The media uses the words interchangeably; however there are significant distinctions between the two terms. Continue reading

By   /  June 15, 2018

DATIA focus: Why Brazil Chose Hair Drug Testing
With high rates of on-the-job alcohol and illicit drug use by professional drivers, the Brazilian government is facing the challenge of keeping its citizens safe on its streets and highways —and to deter drug use by professional drivers. Read more in DATIA focus. Continue reading

By   /  May 24, 2018