Workforce drug positivity at highest rate in a decade
Driven by increases in cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana, drug use by the American workforce remains at its highest rate in more than a decade.
Drug testing brings possibility
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.
Our littlest addicts
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.
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.
Doping at the Olympics
The olympics can bring national pride as well as embarassment and dissapointment when violations to anti-doping rules surface.
Recreational marijuana in Maine
On February 1, 2018, specific protections for employees or applicants, who use marijuana went into effect in Maine.
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?
DOT random rates unchanged
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%.
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.
Opioid crisis: 174 lives lost daily
More than 63,600 people died from a drug overdose in 2016, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the CDC.