Tag: drug use

Understanding drug use – the heroin connection
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that heroin use is a key part of a larger substance abuse problem, as nearly all heroin users take at least one other drug. % Continue reading

By   /  October 23, 2018

Latest NSDUH findings
One in nine individuals aged 12 or older in the United States used an illicit drug in the past month, according to the latest data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Continue reading

By   /  October 17, 2018

Top 7 trends at SAPAA
SAPAA helps to drive process forward and keeps our industry educated and informed about drug testing. See this year's most popular topics. Continue reading

By   /  August 30, 2017

Drug positivity rises in the railroad industry
As drug use by U.S. workers rises, evidence shows a similar pattern in the railroad industry which includes engineers, train crew and dispatchers. Continue reading

By   /  September 19, 2016

Webinar insights: Tracking the trends
Dr. Barry Sample, Director of Science and Technology, reviewed key data and insights from the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  October 10, 2014

National survey shows a rise in illicit drug use
The use of illicit drugs among Americans increased between 2008 and 2010 according to a national survey conducted by SAMHSA. Continue reading

By   /  September 26, 2011

Drug Testing Index in the media
A number of media outlets have published content relating to this release. Continue reading

By   /  November 11, 2010

Cocaine found on 95% of banknotes
ACS have found traces of cocaine in 95% of banknotes collected in Washington, and 90% from large cities such as Baltimore, Boston and Detroit. Continue reading

By   /  September 18, 2009