Tag: amphetamines

Under the influence: Methamphetamines
Methamphetamine use doesn't dominate headlines, however the drug has made a comeback in the United States and is the culprit of it's very own kind of epidemic. Learn more about the drug, it's effects on the body and what the latest data from Quest Diagnostics has to say about workplace positivity trends. Continue reading

By   /  May 31, 2018

DATIA focus: Why Brazil Chose Hair Drug Testing
With high rates of on-the-job alcohol and illicit drug use by professional drivers, the Brazilian government is facing the challenge of keeping its citizens safe on its streets and highways —and to deter drug use by professional drivers. Read more in DATIA focus. Continue reading

By   /  May 24, 2018

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, according to the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  May 8, 2018

Ask the Experts: DOT 5-panel drug test regimen
If you do the math, the DOT 5-panel drug test regimen requires confirmation testing for a total of 14 drugs. Is there a new name for the DOT drug test with the 2018 regulations? Continue reading

By   /  March 21, 2018

Mapping drug use in the U.S. workforce
Our new interactive map, powered by Drug Testing Index data, illustrates workplace urine drug test positivity by drug type for the past 10 years. Continue reading

By   /  June 9, 2017

Increases in illicit drugs, including cocaine, drive workforce drug positivity to highest rate in 12 years
The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index shows increased positivity for illicit drugs across virtually all specimen types and in all testing groups. Cocaine, marijuana, and methamphetamine use is up broadly. Continue reading

By   /  May 16, 2017

Worldwide economic development and drug use
Socioeconomic status can influence how likely people around the world are to use drugs and alcohol. Continue reading

By   /  March 2, 2017

Drug testing trends video
A new video highlights key findings from the “Drug Testing Trends” session presented by Dr. Barry Sample at the annual DATIA conference. Watch now. Continue reading

By   /  August 14, 2015

Series: Assessing drug use trends in the United States – Amphetamines
Join us over the next several weeks as we use several renowned sources to compare and contrast the latest trends in drug use. Continue reading

By   /  April 17, 2015

Webinar: Tracking the Trends insights
Dr. Barry Sample, Director of Science and Technology, reviewed key data and insights from the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  October 10, 2014