Tag: Controlled Substances Act

Drugs & Alcohol

Is marijuana addictive?

July 9, 2018

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


U.S. Attorney General publishes memorandum on marijuana

January 18, 2018

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.


States and counties sue Colorado over marijuana laws

March 14, 2015

Several counties and states say Colorado is violating the federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970 and is burdening law enforcement in their regions.

Synthetic drugs

More synthetic cannabinoids elevated to Schedule I ban

February 13, 2015

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


Drug Testing Index: A look at 1988 – 1992

October 8, 2013

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.


DOT ‘recreational’ marijuana notice

December 3, 2012

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


Chemicals used in spice/k2 type products now under federal regulation

March 8, 2011

Today, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration exercised its emergency scheduling authority to control five chemicals used to make K2 and spice.