Category: Drugs & Alcohol

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

DUI rates in the U.S. hit new low
Federal data shows that the percentage of people driving under the influence of alcohol fell to a 13-year low in the United States. Continue reading

By   /  January 27, 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

Refining our synthetic cannabinoids panel
Our experts continually monitor and adjust our tests to offer a standardized panel that detects the most relevant synthetic drug-containing products. Continue reading

By   /  April 18, 2016

Alcohol Awareness Month
To help combat underage alcohol use, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence established April as Alcohol Awareness Month. Continue reading

By   /  April 8, 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

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