Category: News

Doping at the Olympics
The olympics can bring national pride as well as embarassment and dissapointment when violations to anti-doping rules surface. Continue reading

By   /  February 22, 2018

Recreational marijuana in Maine
On February 1, 2018, specific protections for employees or applicants, who use marijuana went into effect. These protections may affect how you administer your drug testing program for employees in Maine. Continue reading

By   /  February 20, 2018

Valentine’s Day: Chocolate, flowers, and… cocaine?
Seventy-five percent of flowers sold in the U.S. are imported from Colombia and 90% of cocaine comes from Colombia as well. Coincidence? Continue reading

By   /  February 14, 2018

DOT random rates unchanged
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that the minimum annual drug testing rate for 2018 will remain at 25% and the alcohol rate will remain at 10%. Continue reading

By   /  February 6, 2018

Inspiring young scientists in Atlanta
Our Atlanta laboratory created a new mentorship program for young scientists in the community. They wanted to create a hands-on environment for students to experience science from their own perspectives, and maybe even inspire a career choice. Continue reading

By   /  January 31, 2018

Opioid crisis: 174 lives lost daily
More than 63,600 people died from a drug overdose in 2016 according to the Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States report from the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the CDC. That equates to a startling 174 lives lost every day to overdose. Continue reading

By   /  January 29, 2018

U.S. Attorney General publishes memorandum on marijuana
On January 4, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a new memorandum for all U.S. Attorneys summarizing the immediate direction on federal marijuana enforcement policy. Continue reading

By   /  January 18, 2018

New look, same great content
We are proud to launch a new, refreshed design for our drug testing blog this week. As we continue to share new resources and content, we’re looking forward to doing so on a blog platform that will be significantly enhanced. Continue reading

By   /  January 17, 2018

Year in Review: Top seven blogs in 2017
We are excited to countdown of the most compelling stories of the year and to recognize a nomination by our team for our favorite social share. Continue reading

By   /  December 19, 2017

Inside Quest Diagnostics: A look at Quest Diagnostics Health & Wellness
Population health insights from screening data provides a foundation for employers to make decisions about benefits design and wellness initiatives. Continue reading

By   /  November 16, 2017