Author: Pablo Bolaños

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Under the influence: Marijuana

June 28, 2018 By

Marijuana is said to be safe, to be harmless, and even contain health benefits to those who consume it. We offer some facts surrounding the drug and what users may expect when consuming the illicit substance as we continue our series "Under the Influence"

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Old Federal CCFs… Now what?

June 27, 2018 By

All U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)-mandated drug test collections will require a new Custody and Control Form (CCF) starting Sunday, July 1, 2018. Find out what you need to do to be prepared for the fast-approaching change.

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Under the influence: Methamphetamines

May 31, 2018 By

Methamphetamine use doesn't dominate headlines, however the drug has made a comeback in the United States and is the culprit of it's very own kind of epidemic. Learn more about the drug, it's effects on the body and what the latest data from Quest Diagnostics has to say about workplace positivity trends.

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Drug testing conferences and their purpose

May 30, 2018 By

Drug testing conferences have a purpose, to educate and align many in the industry to the most talked about topics of today. From the opioid crisis, to best practices with collection sites and professionals. The Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association's conference offers a broad variety of valuable insights.

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Federal drug testing forms are expiring and what you need to know

April 19, 2018 By

With the forthcoming expiration of federal drug testing forms, we encourage the use of electronic custody and control forms (eCCF) for both federal and non-federal drug testing.

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Quest brings drug test collections to retail locations

April 10, 2018 By

As a leader of diagnostic insights, Quest Diagnostics is bringing drug test collection sites to retail locations across the United States beginning with select Walmart and Safeway stores.

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Cocaine’s resurgence

March 27, 2018 By

Cocaine does not get as much attention in the U.S. as opioids. But a very real epidemic is taking place and it comes in the heels of record-breaking coca plantation production in Columbia. The perfect storm has created cocaine use like we have not seen in years in the U.S.

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Unearthing the roots of substance-abuse disorders

March 20, 2018 By

Our new white paper helps to demystify the complexities of addiction and examine the evolution of substance-abuse disorders over a lifetime. Get the facts and gain insights about how someone can struggle with addiction.

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I’m there: Jarod Rowland

March 13, 2018 By

Our employees pride themselves in being able to say - I'm there - for clients, the company, and each other. Jarod Rowland shares why it's important to him to create a promising work environment.

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Ask the experts: what is polydrug use?

February 26, 2018 By

Many people who suffer from substance use disorders abuse more than one drug. The term polydrug use is new, but references a long-standing problem with addiction. Once addicted to one substance, it is very likely users will turn to a cocktail of drugs to satisfy their needs.