Category: Illicit drugs
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.
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.
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.
Data shows rising methamphetamine use
Methamphetamine is more dangerous than ever. Data from the CDC shows an alarming uptick of overdose deaths associated with meth use.
Drug-impaired drivers on our roads
Approximately 20% of surveyed drivers tested positive for potentially impairing drugs, according to research from the NHTSA. Marijuana ranks second after alcohol.
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.
Drug overdose deaths hit record high
The CDC reported that more than 70,000 people in the US died of drug overdoses in 2017, the highest number for any single year in our country’s history.
How does the opioid crisis affect the workplace?
The opioid crisis can harm our workplaces as well as our families and communities. More than 2.1 million Americans struggle with an opioid use disorder.
Top 10 U.S. metropolitan areas with the highest marijuana positivity
Quest data shows that the states with the highest marijuana positivity do not necessarily contain cities with the highest positivity. See the top 10 list.
Colorado high: six years of recreational marijuana
After five years, researchers have compiled a substantial amount of data about the effects of recreational marijuana throughout Colorado.