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Reasons for Testing

A closer look: Random drug testing

October 4, 2019 By

Random drug testing can be a strong deterrent to drug use because it is conducted on an ongoing, unannounced basis; an employer selects one or more individuals for testing from all of the eligible employees in their testing program.

Marijuana

A growing – and changing – crop

September 26, 2019 By

Marijuana itself has evolved from the mildly potent ditch weed of the 1960s and 70s, to a potent and potentially dangerous narcotic.

Drug Testing

International drugs—a series introduction

September 19, 2019 By

Drug use around the globe is increasing. We will take a deep dive into data from the World Drug Report in our new international drugs blog series.

We're There

I’m There: Angela Pacheco

September 16, 2019 By

Angela and her team are available day and night to iron out logistics and ensure that our client’s drug tests are collected in a timely manner by trained, professional collectors.

News

Workforce drug positivity increases in more than one-third of U.S. industry sectors examined

September 11, 2019 By

One third of U.S. industry sectors experienced year-over-year double-digit increases in workforce drug positivity between 2015 and 2018.

Drug Testing

3 ways we are improving customer support

September 10, 2019 By

We compiled the top 3 reasons why our employer customers contact us to build self-service resources to best support their most common drug testing inquiries.

Marijuana

Clearing up the confusion with marijuana

August 30, 2019 By

Employers face a number of issues with marijuana. Our experts discussed safety-sensitive carve-outs, impairment, off-duty use, employment protections, and CBD products as well as medical and recreational marijuana state laws.

We're There

I’m There: Gina Roberts

August 19, 2019 By

As a scientist at Quest Diagnostics, Gina Roberts, comes to work each day motivated to help solve some of the complex challenges facing our business.

Oral Fluid testing

Ask the experts: Is oral fluid drug testing legal?

August 15, 2019 By

Is it legal? Our experts discuss using oral fluid for regulated and non-regulated workplace drug testing programs.

Urine testing

3 Ways Cheaters Cheat

August 13, 2019 By

A drug testing program is only as good as its safeguards. Learn some of the most common ways people try to cheat a drug test and how to stop the cheaters.