Category: Drugs & Alcohol

Drugs & Alcohol

Benzodiazepines: the new drug crisis?

June 13, 2018 By

While our country faces the harsh realities of the opioid epidemic, benzodiazepines are also emerging as popular drugs of abuse. Bloomberg dubbed benzodiazepines, sometimes called “benzos,” as American’s next big drug problem

Drugs & Alcohol

Accept the challenge: Drug-free work week

October 13, 2017 By

Help spread the word and encourage your organization to participate in the National Drug-Free Work Week, October 16-21.

Drugs & Alcohol

10 facts about opioids

October 10, 2017 By

We compiled the most recent data and headlines about substance abuse, addiction, overdose deaths, and health consequences of America's opioid crisis.

Drugs & Alcohol

What was in that brownie?

September 12, 2017 By

Consumption of marijuana edibles is becoming more common in the growing number of states that have legalized the drug's use.

Illicit drugs

America’s favorite illicit drug: marijuana

July 7, 2017 By

As marijuana use increases in our society, drug testing continues to be an important tool for employers to maintain a safe, drug-free workplace.

Illicit drugs

Fighting opioid prescription addiction

June 29, 2017 By

See how the CDC along with federal and state governments are working to combat the opioid epidemic in the U.S.

Illicit drugs

Fentanyl crisis continues

April 26, 2017 By

Fentanyl, a lethal opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin, is compounding the ongoing prescription drug epidemic in the U.S.

Illicit drugs

Side effects of quitting marijuana

April 20, 2017 By

What happens when a marijuana user stop taking the drug? Learn more about the three most common side effects associated with quitting.

Illicit drugs

Cannabinol state laws

March 28, 2017 By

Marijuana, specifically cannabinol (CBD), has gained popularity for its potential medicinal value. Today, sixteen states have low THC/high CBD laws.

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Employee protections in the era of medical marijuana legislation

March 10, 2017 By

Employee protections regarding marijuana can vary from state to state and whether or not employers have a duty to accommodate. View our map.