Tag: Controlled Substances Act

Is marijuana addictive?
Marijuana legislation, coupled with changing pulic opinions, have created a gap in viable information about the drug's addictive properties. Continue reading

By   /  July 9, 2018

U.S. Attorney General publishes memorandum on marijuana
On January 4, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a new memorandum for all U.S. Attorneys summarizing the immediate direction on federal marijuana enforcement policy. Continue reading

By   /  January 18, 2018

States and counties sue Colorado over marijuana laws
Several counties and states say Colorado is violating the federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970 and is burdening law enforcement in their regions. Continue reading

By   /  March 14, 2015

More synthetic cannabinoids elevated to Schedule I ban
The Drug and Alcohol Testing Administration details the addition of three synthetic cannabinoids to the Schedule I category by the DEA. Continue reading

By   /  February 13, 2015

Drug Testing Index: A look at 1988 – 1992
The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index reveals insights into patterns of drug use among the American workforce. As we celebrate our 30th anniversary, we take a deeper look at overall positivity rates and key milestones from 1988 to 1992. Continue reading

By   /  October 8, 2013

DOT ‘recreational’ marijuana notice
Read the Department of Transportation (DOT) notice in response to recent state laws passed allowing the use of so-called “recreational marijuana.” Continue reading

By   /  December 3, 2012

Chemicals used in spice/k2 type products now under federal regulation
Today, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration exercised its emergency scheduling authority to control five chemicals used to make K2 and spice. Continue reading

By   /  March 8, 2011