Category: Illicit drugs

Why is heroin so addictive?
Users build up a tolerance to the drug and need larger amounts resulting in a cycle of deepening drug use eventually leading to full blown addiction Continue reading

By   /  December 28, 2015

Comparing policies in states with legalized marijuana
A new, first-of-its kind survey from SHRM compares substance abuse policies in states where medical and recreational marijuana is legal. Continue reading

By   /  December 23, 2015

Popular ways adults use marijuana
Researchers analyzed data about how current adult users consume marijuana and whether the reason for use is medicinal or recreational. Continue reading

By   /  December 9, 2015

Four in 10 Americans admit to using marijuana
The latest issue of CESAR FAX reports findings from a recent Gallup Poll where more than 1,000 Americans were asked if they have ever tried marijuana. Continue reading

By   /  November 10, 2015

What will legal marijuana cost employers
New whitepaper helps to address misconceptions about marijuana by presenting clear facts to employers about safety, compliance and recent litigation. Continue reading

By   /  November 2, 2015

New findings regarding marijuana in Colorado
The RMHIDTA has released its third volume in a series researching the impact of medicinal and recreational marijuana legalization in Colorado. Continue reading

By   /  October 1, 2015

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. Continue reading

By   /  September 2, 2015

Drug positivity rates in D.C. arrestees decline
Data from the Pretrial Services Agency report reveals that the drug positivity rate in D.C. arrestees declined from 49 percent to 27 percent since 2006. Continue reading

By   /  June 8, 2015

Marijuana positivity increases
Marijuana positivity increases 6.2% nationally in urine drug tests, but by double digits in Colorado and Washington reports Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  October 1, 2014

Marijuana webinar recap
Experts presented a webinar about marijuana use, common terminology, state laws, and insights from the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  June 27, 2014