Tag: drug use

Marijuana

International drugs: Growing marijuana users

March 24, 2020 By

Nearly 188 million people use marijuana globally, making it the most-used illicit substance according to the World Drug Report.

Drug Testing

The 5 panel drug test

March 3, 2020 By

The best building block for your drug-free work policy. The 5-panel drug test screens for the five most common drugs. It is the considered the standard.

Illicit drugs

Understanding drug use – the heroin connection

October 23, 2018 By

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. %

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Latest NSDUH findings

October 17, 2018 By

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.

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Top 7 trends at SAPAA

August 30, 2017 By

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

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Drug positivity rises in the railroad industry

September 19, 2016 By

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

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Science and cyborgs with Dr. Barry Sample

April 24, 2015 By

Dr. Barry Sample answers questions from New York City elementary students about the impacts of drug use.

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Report examines marijuana’s impact in Colorado and Washington

January 7, 2015 By

A new report from Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) analyzes marijuana use and its consequences in the states where it is legal.

Webinars

Webinar insights: Tracking the trends

October 10, 2014 By

Dr. Barry Sample, Director of Science and Technology, reviewed key data and insights from the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.

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National survey shows a rise in illicit drug use

September 26, 2011 By

The use of illicit drugs among Americans increased between 2008 and 2010 according to a national survey conducted by SAMHSA.