Tag: cocaine

News

Valentine’s Day: Chocolate, flowers, and… cocaine?

February 14, 2018 By

Seventy-five percent of flowers sold in the U.S. are imported from Colombia and 90% of cocaine comes from Colombia as well. Coincidence?

Webinars

Webinar: Understanding drug testing laws

February 13, 2018 By

Employers turn to drug-free programs to help keep employees safe and productive; however they still have questions about running an effective program.

By the Numbers

New data shows 1 in 10 Americans use drugs

September 25, 2017 By

New data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported that approximately 28 million Americans have used an illicit drug in the past month.

Hair testing

Hair testing helps to protect safety

August 29, 2017 By

In the interest of safety and public health, Brazilian lawmakers enacted a mandatory hair drug test for professional drivers. Read our new case study.

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.

By the Numbers

Cocaine continues upward trend

June 1, 2017 By

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

News

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.

News

Shortage of drug-free job applicants

December 2, 2016 By

Many businesses are finding it increasingly difficult to find applicants who can pass a pre-employment drug test.

Illicit drugs

Some drug users can’t distinguish between right and wrong

August 17, 2016 By

Aside from being dangerous and highly addictive, cocaine and methamphetamine may also affect the moral judgment of users.

International testing

Increased drug use fuels global drug testing market

July 14, 2016 By

As drug use and abuse grows globally, employers and individuals increasingly turning to drug testing as a deterrent.