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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ask the Experts: Opiates vs. opioids

June 15, 2018 By

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.

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DATIA focus: Why Brazil Chose Hair Drug Testing

May 24, 2018 By

The Brazilian government faced challenges to reduce traffic fatalities and decrease drug use by drivers. Read more in DATIA focus.

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Expiring Federal Drug Testing CCF

May 18, 2018 By

Prepare now for the expiration of the Federal CCF. Using old forms after this date will cause significant delays because a MFR will be required.

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Drug Testing Index: A look at 2014-2018

May 10, 2018 By

The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index reveals insights into patterns of drug use among the U.S. workforce on its 30th anniversary. Download our timeline.