Category: Drugs & Alcohol
New York State Department of Labor issues Cannabis Testing Guidance
The New York State Department of Labor has issued guidance for employers regarding the permissibility of testing for Cannabis.
Keep alcohol off the roads
December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, bringing awareness to the consequences of impaired driving, and driving under the influence and preventing motor vehicle fatalities caused by alcohol consumption.
Cocaine overdose deaths climb in the US
As drug use and drug overdoses continue to surge, workforce drug testing is a critical part of maintaining a safe workplace. Implementing a drug testing program with a robust testing panel helps to detects drugs like cocaine in current and potential employees.
Know the risks of marijuana
Increased awareness on the potential risks of marijuana is needed as more states continue to pass legislation around the drug.
Debunking 5 popular marijuana myths
Facts based on decades of research on the effects of cannabis in humans have helped to debunk many modern day marijuana myths.
Marijuana positivity in America’s workplace
Data shows increases in marijuana positivity rates across workforce categories, drug test specimen types, and regions in the United States.
Come together for International Overdose Awareness Day
Every year on August 31, there is worldwide participation in 39 countries where thousands of individuals support the cause to help end drug overdoses and remember the people who have lost their lives.
Opioid crisis persists during pandemic
The disruption of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus extends to all areas of life – including the opioid epidemic. Stress during an outbreak can include increased drug and alcohol use and impacts for those struggling with substance use disorders and addiction.
Alcohol use and the workplace
Alcohol testing can help employers make decisions to help keep their employees safe and can help determine whether an individual is impaired from alcohol.
Alcohol awareness month
Alcohol awareness month is in April, but our collective awareness of misusing alcohol should remain a year-round initiative.