Tag: amphetamines

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Under the influence: Methamphetamines

May 31, 2018 By

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.

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DATIA focus: Why Brazil Chose Hair Drug Testing

May 24, 2018 By

The Brazilian government faced challenges to reduce traffic fatalities and decrease drug use by drivers. Read more in DATIA focus.

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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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Ask the Experts: DOT 5-panel drug test regimen

March 21, 2018 By

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 drug test?

By the Numbers

Mapping drug use in the U.S. workforce

June 9, 2017 By

Our new interactive map, powered by Drug Testing Index data, illustrates workplace urine drug test positivity by drug type for the past 10 years.

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Increases in illicit drugs, including cocaine, drive workforce drug positivity to highest rate in 12 years

May 16, 2017 By

The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index shows increases in positivity for illicit drugs, such as marijuana and cocaine, across virtually all test types.

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Worldwide economic development and drug use

March 2, 2017 By

Socioeconomic status can influence how likely people around the world are to use drugs and alcohol.

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Drug testing trends video

August 14, 2015 By

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

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Series: Assessing drug use trends in the United States – Amphetamines

April 17, 2015 By

Join us over the next several weeks as we use several renowned sources to compare and contrast the latest trends in drug use.

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Webinar insights: Tracking the trends

October 10, 2014 By

Dr. Barry Sample, Director of Science and Technology, reviewed key data and insights from the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.