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Drug Testing

Methamphetamine’s comeback

November 20, 2018 By

Rural America is being overwhelmed with a resurgence of methamphetamine. Recent reports suggest that the opioid crisis is overshadowing rising meth use.

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Ask the experts: Secondhand marijuana smoke

November 1, 2018 By

You very likely can't fail a drug test from secondhand smoke. There are no published, peer-reviewed studies to date that indicate someone would test positive on a drug test due to incidental exposure of marijuana smoke. Learn more from Dr. Barry Sample, Quest Diagnostics, on this subject here.

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Latest NSDUH findings

October 17, 2018 By

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.

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Opioid overdoses at work

September 21, 2018 By

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.

Illicit drugs

Marijuana edibles gain favor

August 23, 2018 By

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

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Quest to sponsor 2019 NDASA conference

August 21, 2018 By

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

Illicit drugs

Bumps, bananas, and other drug slang

July 20, 2018 By

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.

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Common questions about marijuana

July 12, 2018 By

Our experts answer common questions about marijuana related to science, drug testing, workplace policies, and state marijuana laws.

Illicit drugs

Fentanyl fuels rise in overdoses

July 11, 2018 By

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

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Avoid testing delays: Transition now to the new Federal CCF

June 25, 2018 By

We encourage you to proactively prepare for this change and double-check your paper CCF inventory today. Act now.