Category: Drugs & Alcohol

Illicit drugs

Cocaine overdose deaths climb in the US

November 17, 2020 By

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.

Drug Testing

Know the risks of marijuana

October 20, 2020 By

Increased awareness on the potential risks of marijuana is needed as more states continue to pass legislation around the drug.

Illicit drugs

Debunking 5 popular marijuana myths

September 29, 2020 By

Facts based on decades of research on the effects of cannabis in humans have helped to debunk many modern day marijuana myths.

Marijuana

Marijuana positivity in America’s workplace

September 15, 2020 By

Data shows increases in marijuana positivity rates across workforce categories, drug test specimen types, and regions in the United States.

News

Come together for International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31, 2020 By

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.

Drugs & Alcohol

Opioid crisis persists during pandemic

June 30, 2020 By

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

Alcohol use and the workplace

June 23, 2020 By

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

Alcohol awareness month

April 29, 2020 By

Alcohol awareness month is in April, but our collective awareness of misusing alcohol should remain a year-round initiative.

Marijuana

International drugs: Growing marijuana users

March 24, 2020 By

Nearly 188 million people use marijuana globally, making it the most-used illicit substance according to the World Drug Report.

Illicit drugs

Data shows rising methamphetamine use

February 18, 2020 By

Methamphetamine is more dangerous than ever. Data from the CDC shows an alarming uptick of overdose deaths associated with meth use.