Category: Drugs & Alcohol

News

Marijuana users may be more likely to use other drugs

May 31, 2012 By

One in ten high school students reported using marijuana 20 times or more in the past month, according to the 2011 Partnership Attitude Tracking Study.

News

National survey shows a rise in illicit drug use

September 26, 2011 By

The use of illicit drugs among Americans increased between 2008 and 2010 according to a national survey conducted by SAMHSA.

Synthetic drugs

Bloomberg Businessweek – Synthetic highs

July 12, 2011 By

Synthetic drugs using legal compounds but mimic the highs from marijuana to cocaine are proliferating among do-it-yourself pharma labs across the US.

Synthetic drugs

Synthetic cannabinoid webinar recording

June 21, 2011 By

A recording of the seminar and presentation are now available online.

Synthetic drugs

Webinar: K2, spice, bath salts, etc.

June 3, 2011 By

What Employers need to know about "Synthetic Cannabinoids", "Bath Salts" and other "Legal Highs".

News

Chemicals used in spice/k2 type products now under federal regulation

March 8, 2011 By

Today, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration exercised its emergency scheduling authority to control five chemicals used to make K2 and spice.

Alcohol

Alcohol testing

December 19, 2010 By

With the holiday season, parties and New Year's Eve shortly upon us, it seems an appropriate time to examine the topic of alcohol testing.

News

DEA moves to emergency control synthetic marijuana

November 30, 2010 By

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is using its emergency scheduling authority to temporarily control five chemicals.

News

Missouri governor signs K2 bill

July 6, 2010 By

Today, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon will sign a bill making K2 a controlled substance, with possession punishable by incarceration or fines.

News

Extended date for use of new alcohol testing form

July 2, 2010 By

The Department of Transportation published a Final Rule extending the date for mandatory use of the recently updated Alcohol Testing Form (ATF).