Tag: Dr. Barry Sample

Staying compliant with new DOT regulations
New DOT regulations add four opioids: hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, and oxymorphone to the test panel. Our experts answer your questions. Continue reading

By   /  November 29, 2017

America’s favorite illicit drug: marijuana
Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index data showed a nearly 75% increase of marijuana positivity in oral fluid drug tests in the U.S. workforce. Continue reading

By   /  July 7, 2017

Cocaine continues upward trend
Cocaine positivity increased 12% in 2016, reaching a 7-year high of 0.28%, according to the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  June 1, 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

Common questions about marijuana
Our experts answer common questions about marijuana related to science, drug testing, policy, and the law. Read our FAQ. Continue reading

By   /  April 28, 2017

Employee protections in the era of medical marijuana legislation
Employee protections regarding marijuana can vary from state to state and whether or not employers have a duty to accommodate. View our map. Continue reading

By   /  March 10, 2017

Webinar: Weeding out the facts recap
Laws do not require employers to accommodate on-duty drug use or prohibit taking action if an employee is working under the influence of marijuana. Continue reading

By   /  February 21, 2017

Data shows escalating drug use in the U.S. workforce
Typically, there is at least 30 percent more self-reported drug use by people who work for an employer without a drug testing program. Continue reading

By   /  January 24, 2017

Webinar: Marijuana & the workplace
Industry experts help to separate marijuana fact from fiction in the legal and scientific landscapes. Continue reading

By   /  January 9, 2017

We’re There with National Bobblehead Day
National Bobblehead Day is upon us and we're there with our own versions, celebrating team members who have contributed greatly to our success. Continue reading

By   /  January 6, 2017