Category: Drugs & Alcohol

A growing – and changing – crop
Marijuana itself has evolved from the mildly potent ditch weed of the 1960s and 70s, to a potent and potentially dangerous narcotic. Continue reading

By   /  September 26, 2019

Clearing up the confusion with marijuana
Employers face a number of issues with marijuana. Our experts discussed safety-sensitive carve-outs, impairment, off-duty use, employment protections, and CBD products as well as medical and recreational marijuana state laws. Continue reading

By   /  August 30, 2019

Webinar: Making sense of marijuana
Two experts discuss the legal implications of marijuana for workplaces and the science of drug testing in our upcoming webinar. Continue reading

By   /  August 5, 2019

Employers weigh in on illicit opioid use at work
An NSC poll highlights how employers handle the opioid crisis and the support needed for opioids-related issues in the workplace. Continue reading

By   /  May 28, 2019

The new age of marijuana
Our new white paper provides insights about the new age of marijuana and the importance of maintaining marijuana testing in a drug-free workplace program. Continue reading

By   /  April 12, 2019

Opioids on our roads
Research shows that prescription opioids are increasingly implicated as a contributing cause of fatal motor vehicle accidents. Continue reading

By   /  March 26, 2019

Is medical marijuana safe?
While medical marijuana is gaining acceptance, there are questions about the impact of long-term use. How safe is marijuana, really? Continue reading

By   /  March 7, 2019

Should I be worried about fentanyl?
Fentanyl frequented the news in 2018 and years prior. We help to answer the question if it is still at the forefront of drug use topics today. Continue reading

By   /  February 21, 2019

Cannabidiol and drug tests
Maybe. CBD itself would not report positive on a drug test for marijuana or marijuana metabolite. In some states, CBD may contain up to 5% THC. If the CBD product contains THC at a sufficiently high concentration, it is possible that the use of these products could cause a positive urine drug test result. Continue reading

By   /  February 8, 2019

National drug and alcohol facts week: Alcohol
National Alcohol and Drug Abuse Facts Week is a program to help educate our population most susceptible to developing drug and alcohol abuse disorders. Continue reading

By   /  January 24, 2019