Author: Pablo Bolaños

Synthetic drugs

K2 explosion: What happened in Connecticut?

September 6, 2018 By

K2 is not a safe alternative to marijuana. On the contrary, its dangerous chemicals are mostly unknown and carry a high risk of drug overdose.

We're There

I’m there: Chris Ritter

August 20, 2018 By

Looking at a business in it's simplest form, Chris Ritter describes how Quest is able touch lives every day, while running intricate and complex operations.

White Papers

The new age of marijuana white paper

July 28, 2018 By

This white paper aims to shed light on the illicit substance, its legal classification, and the importance of testing as part of a drug-free workplace.

Drugs & Alcohol

Is marijuana addictive?

July 9, 2018 By

Marijuana legislation, coupled with changing pulic opinions, have created a gap in viable information about the drug's addictive properties.

Under the influence

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"

Drug Testing

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.

Drug Testing

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.

Drug Testing

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.

News

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.

Collections

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.