Category: Drugs & Alcohol

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).

Synthetic drugs

Herbal incense: K2, spice and synthetic marijuana

June 15, 2010 By

“Herbal incense” has gained increasing media attention of late, as an alternative or “legal high.”

Illicit drugs

Methamphetamine – Are you testing for it?

March 31, 2010 By

Methamphetamine, a derivative of amphetamine, is a powerful stimulant that affects the central nervous system.

Alcohol

Alcohol testing specimens

March 17, 2010 By

In workplace drug testing programs, testing for alcohol may be accomplished using a variety of specimen types - urine, saliva, blood and breath.

News

Cocaine found on 95% of banknotes

September 18, 2009 By

ACS have found traces of cocaine in 95% of banknotes collected in Washington, and 90% from large cities such as Baltimore, Boston and Detroit.

News

Baby boomers and illicit drug use

September 8, 2009 By

Many American baby boomers are continuing to use illicit drugs as they grow older, causing the rate of illicit drug use to go up.

Drug Testing

Aiming for drug-free workplaces

April 28, 2008 By

Whether it is pre-employment testing or a random test, keeping drug users out of your workforce makes sense for many reasons.