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Workforce drug positivity at highest rate in a decade

May 8, 2018 By

Driven by increases in cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana, drug use by the American workforce remains at its highest rate in more than a decade.

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Federal drug testing forms are expiring and what you need to know

April 19, 2018 By

With the forthcoming expiration of federal drug testing forms, we encourage the use of electronic custody and control forms (eCCF) for both federal and non-federal drug testing.

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Drug testing brings possibility

April 17, 2018 By

One drug test can open up a world of opportunities and potentially change someone’s life. Watch our video series and meet Sandra, Matt, and Kate.

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Our littlest addicts

March 29, 2018 By

Our country struggles with an opioid crisis and, unfortunately, adults are not the only ones impacted. According to Reuters Investigates, a baby is born dependent on opioids every 19 minutes and the number of children born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) is rising.

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Cocaine’s resurgence

March 27, 2018 By

Cocaine does not get as much attention in the U.S. as opioids. But a very real epidemic is taking place and it comes in the heels of record-breaking coca plantation production in Columbia. The perfect storm has created cocaine use like we have not seen in years in the U.S.

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Doping at the Olympics

February 22, 2018 By

The olympics can bring national pride as well as embarassment and dissapointment when violations to anti-doping rules surface.

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Recreational marijuana in Maine

February 20, 2018 By

On February 1, 2018, specific protections for employees or applicants, who use marijuana went into effect in Maine.

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Valentine’s Day: Chocolate, flowers, and… cocaine?

February 14, 2018 By

Seventy-five percent of flowers sold in the U.S. are imported from Colombia and 90% of cocaine comes from Colombia as well. Coincidence?

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DOT random rates unchanged

February 6, 2018 By

The US Department of Transportation announced that the minimum annual drug testing rate for 2018 will remain at 25% and the alcohol rate will remain at 10%.

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Inspiring young scientists in Atlanta

January 31, 2018 By

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.