Tag: cocaine

Valentine’s Day: Chocolate, flowers, and… cocaine?
Seventy-five percent of flowers sold in the U.S. are imported from Colombia and 90% of cocaine comes from Colombia as well. Coincidence? Continue reading

By   /  February 14, 2018

Webinar: Understanding drug testing laws
Employers turn to drug-free programs to help keep employees safe and productive; however they still have questions about running an effective program. Continue reading

By   /  February 13, 2018

New data shows 1 in 10 Americans use drugs
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. Continue reading

By   /  September 25, 2017

Hair testing helps to protect safety
In the interest of safety and public health, Brazilian lawmakers enacted a mandatory hair drug test for professional drivers. Read our new case study. Continue reading

By   /  August 29, 2017

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

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 increases in positivity for illicit drugs, such as marijuana and cocaine, across virtually all test types. Continue reading

By   /  May 16, 2017

Some drug users can’t distinguish between right and wrong
Aside from being dangerous and highly addictive, cocaine and methamphetamine may also affect the moral judgment of users. Continue reading

By   /  August 17, 2016

Increased drug use fuels global drug testing market
As drug use and abuse grows globally, employers and individuals increasingly turning to drug testing as a deterrent. Continue reading

By   /  July 14, 2016