Author: Nicole Jupe

Illicit drugs

Data shows rising methamphetamine use

February 18, 2020 By

Methamphetamine is more dangerous than ever. Data from the CDC shows an alarming uptick of overdose deaths associated with meth use.

News

FMCSA increases random drug test rate

January 16, 2020 By

The rate for random drug testing for FMCSA increased from 25% of the average number of driver positions to 50% effective January 1, 2020. Random testing helps to deter drug use because it is conducted on an unannounced basis.

Marijuana

Workplace drug testing policies and marijuana legalization

December 3, 2019 By

Employers can continue to drug test for marijuana. As states legalize marijuana, our experts offer some important considerations for your company as you write or revise your drug testing policy.

Oral Fluid testing

New oral fluid guidelines for Federal testing

November 21, 2019 By

SAMHSA published scientific and technical guidelines for the inclusion of oral fluid specimens in federal testing. Find out what employers need to know.

Oral Fluid testing

What you need to know about oral fluid drug testing

November 12, 2019 By

Oral fluid drug testing is a popular, accurate, and non-invasive alternative to urine or hair testing. Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about saliva drug testing

Marijuana

Clearing up the confusion with marijuana

August 30, 2019 By

Employers face a number of issues with marijuana. Our experts discussed safety-sensitive carve-outs, impairment, off-duty use, employment protections, and CBD products as well as medical and recreational marijuana state laws.

Oral Fluid testing

Ask the experts: Is oral fluid drug testing legal?

August 15, 2019 By

Is it legal? Our experts discuss using oral fluid for regulated and non-regulated workplace drug testing programs.

Marijuana

Webinar: Making sense of marijuana

August 5, 2019 By

Two experts discuss the legal implications of marijuana for workplaces and the science of drug testing in our upcoming webinar.

Drug Testing

The value of an accurate drug test

July 11, 2019 By

Lab accreditations and inspections are a way to ensure accurate drug testing and help verify that processes, instrumentation, and personnel adhere to the highest standards of quality. We work to ensure that every drug test reported by our labs is accurate.

Ask the Experts

Ask the expert: New marijuana law in Nevada

July 2, 2019 By

Nevada passed a law effective January 1, 2020 that places restrictions on how employers handle positive tests for marijuana for job applicants.