Category: Drugs & Alcohol

Marijuana

Workplace drug testing policies and marijuana legalization

December 3, 2019 By

Employers can continue to drug test for marijuana. As states legalize marijuana, our experts offer some important considerations for your company as you write or revise your drug testing policy.

Marijuana

Marijuana positivity in America’s workplace

November 25, 2019 By

Data reveal increases in marijuana positivity rates across industries, workforce categories, and specimen types. We continue to examine marijuana positivity rates alongside the legal status of marijuana by state.

Marijuana

A growing – and changing – crop

September 26, 2019 By

Marijuana itself has evolved from the mildly potent ditch weed of the 1960s and 70s, to a potent and potentially dangerous narcotic.

Marijuana

Clearing up the confusion with marijuana

August 30, 2019 By

Employers face a number of issues with marijuana. Our experts discussed safety-sensitive carve-outs, impairment, off-duty use, employment protections, and CBD products as well as medical and recreational marijuana state laws.

Marijuana

Webinar: Making sense of marijuana

August 5, 2019 By

Two experts discuss the legal implications of marijuana for workplaces and the science of drug testing in our upcoming webinar.

Ask the Experts

Ask the expert: New marijuana law in Nevada

July 2, 2019 By

Nevada passed a law effective January 1, 2020 that places restrictions on how employers handle positive tests for marijuana for job applicants.

Illicit drugs

Drug-impaired drivers on our roads

June 24, 2019 By

Approximately 20% of surveyed drivers tested positive for potentially impairing drugs, according to research from the NHTSA. Marijuana ranks second after alcohol.

Drugs & Alcohol

Employers weigh in on illicit opioid use at work

May 28, 2019 By

An NSC poll highlights how employers handle the opioid crisis and the support needed for opioids-related issues in the workplace.

Marijuana

The new age of marijuana

April 12, 2019 By

Our new white paper provides insights about the new age of marijuana and the importance of maintaining marijuana testing in a drug-free workplace program.

Drugs & Alcohol

Opioids on our roads

March 26, 2019 By

Research shows that prescription opioids are increasingly implicated as a contributing cause of fatal motor vehicle accidents.