Author: Pablo Bolaños

Synthetic drugs

More synthetic cannabinoids elevated to Schedule I ban

February 13, 2015 By

The Drug and Alcohol Testing Administration details the addition of three synthetic cannabinoids to the Schedule I category by the DEA.


Marijuana edibles are trending with teens

December 30, 2014 By

Marijuana legislation continues to change and with it has come the jump in popularity of the edible form of the drug, now being sought out by teens.


Ebola and workplace drug testing programs

October 30, 2014 By

For our employer clients, Ebola has increased the need for clear guidelines and we outline our response to the virus related to collected specimens.

International testing

International drug testing questions & answers

September 12, 2014 By

Coleen Volksdorf, Manager of International Services, at Quest Diagnostics, was recently featured in the IFDAT Global Insider.


Marijuana legalization and employee drug testing: outdated or necessary?

September 5, 2014 By

Is drug testing employees for marijuana and other illicit drugs outdated or is it a necessity for the modern workplace as legislation is changing?

Urine testing

Ask the experts: Urine – the ‘gold standard’ of drug testing

August 28, 2014 By

Businesses who take part in drug-free workplace programs need flexible testing methods and lab-based urine drug testing offers robust panels.

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Ask the experts: Reasonable suspicion drug testing

July 17, 2014 By

Do you suspect you have employees who may abuse drugs at work? Don't feel helpless, we have the support to help you enhance your drug testing program.

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Ask the experts: The history of drug testing

June 4, 2014 By

Over the past 25 years, drug test positivity rates have continually declined among employers with a drug testing program in place.


National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day 2014

April 18, 2014 By

By participating in this event, the DEA is contributing to public safety by helping to rid communities of drugs that could lead to accidental overdoses and abuse.

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Ask the experts: Marijuana & drug testing

April 14, 2014 By

In all 50 states, including those that have removed penalties for recreational use, employers can test their applicants and employees for marijuana.