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Marijuana

Illinois amends cannabis-related laws

January 28, 2020 By

Employers in Illinois should consult with their local legal counsel to determine the impact of the amended act on marijuana and drug testing programs.

Drug Testing

A closer look: Drug testing panels

January 21, 2020 By

With hundreds of different combinations of detectable drugs and cutoff levels, there’s a urine testing panel for almost any reason for drug testing.

News

FMCSA increases random drug test rate

January 16, 2020 By

The rate for random drug testing for FMCSA increased from 25% of the average number of driver positions to 50% effective January 1, 2020. Random testing helps to deter drug use because it is conducted on an unannounced basis.

Drug Testing

Marijuana frequently asked questions

January 7, 2020 By

Whether it is about its legal status, its side effects, or if employers can drug test employees, questions are plentiful about marijuana. We’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions to help you sift through the noise and get a true sense of the current state of marijuana.

Alcohol

Keep alcohol off the roads

December 30, 2019 By

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, bringing awareness to the consequences of impaired driving, and driving under the influence and preventing motor vehicle fatalities caused by alcohol consumption.

Urine testing

Seven facts about urine drug testing

December 23, 2019 By

Why is urine testing the most frequently used method for drug testing? Learn the facts about urine testing from Quest Diagnostics.

Drug Testing

International drugs: Opioids and the worldwide epidemic

December 19, 2019 By

The opioid epidemic is not a uniquely American problem. In our new series, International Drugs, we take a closer look at opioid use around the world.

We're There

I’m There: Danielle Coyle

December 16, 2019 By

Danielle helps the laboratory in Norristown, PA prioritize specimens and processes. She is invested in making a difference in the world.

Marijuana

Marijuana in the workplace: National Safety Council’s new position

December 10, 2019 By

In its new position, the National Security Council urges employers to implement policies stating no amount of cannabis consumption is acceptable for those who work in safety-sensitive positions.

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.