Category: Illicit drugs

America’s favorite illicit drug: marijuana
Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index data showed a nearly 75% increase of marijuana positivity in oral fluid drug tests in the U.S. workforce. Continue reading

By   /  July 7, 2017

Fighting opioid prescription addiction
See how the CDC along with federal and state governments are working to combat the opioid epidemic in the U.S. Continue reading

By   /  June 29, 2017

Common questions about marijuana
Our experts answer common questions about marijuana related to science, drug testing, policy, and the law. Read our FAQ. Continue reading

By   /  April 28, 2017

Fentanyl crisis continues
Fentanyl, a lethal opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin, is compounding the ongoing prescription drug epidemic in the U.S. Continue reading

By   /  April 26, 2017

Side effects of quitting marijuana
What happens when a marijuana user stop taking the drug? Learn more about the three most common side effects associated with quitting. Continue reading

By   /  April 20, 2017

Cannabinol state laws
Marijuana, specifically cannabinol (CBD), has gained popularity for its potential medicinal value. Today, sixteen states have low THC/high CBD laws. Continue reading

By   /  March 28, 2017

Employee protections in the era of medical marijuana legislation
Employee protections regarding marijuana can vary from state to state and whether or not employers have a duty to accommodate. View our map. Continue reading

By   /  March 10, 2017

Some drug users can’t distinguish between right and wrong
Aside from being dangerous and highly addictive, cocaine and methamphetamine may also affect the moral judgment of users. Continue reading

By   /  August 17, 2016

Drugged drivers pose a serious threat
Motorists now view drivers, who are under the influence of illicit drugs, as bigger threats than those driving under the influence of alcohol. Continue reading

By   /  June 20, 2016

Can employers still screen for marijuana?
As the legal landscape surrounding marijuana continues to change, it is important for employers to establish a drug-free workplace policy. Continue reading

By   /  January 7, 2016