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Reasons for Testing

Reasons for testing: Follow-up drug testing

March 8, 2016 By

Follow-up drug testing is for employees who have previously tested positive for illicit substances or violated a company’s drug and alcohol policy.

News

White House addresses opioid abuse epidemic

February 29, 2016 By

President Obama announced his proposal to invest $1 billion in new mandatory funding to expand access to treatment for prescription drug abuse.

Reasons for Testing

Reasons for testing: Return-to-duty drug testing

February 1, 2016 By

Return-to-duty drug testing is for employees who have previously tested positive for illicit substances or violated a company’s drug and alcohol policy.

Reasons for Testing

Reasons for testing: Post-accident drug testing

January 4, 2016 By

Post-accident – sometimes referred to as “post-incident” – drug testing is performed after an employee has been involved in a workplace accident.

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Reasons for testing: Random drug testing

November 6, 2015 By

The second part of our series detailing the different types of drug testing and their pros and cons covers random drug testing.

Reasons for Testing

Reasons for testing: Pre-employment drug testing

October 6, 2015 By

The first part of our series detailing the different types of drug testing and their pros and cons covers pre-employment drug testing.

News

Drug testing trends video

August 14, 2015 By

A new video highlights key findings from the “Drug Testing Trends” session presented by Dr. Barry Sample at the annual DATIA conference. Watch now.

News

CDC report reveals dramatic rise in heroin use

July 21, 2015 By

Heroin use is increasing across all demographics, according to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

News

The Wall Street Journal reports rising workplace drug use

June 15, 2015 By

The Wall Street Journal reports that U.S. workers testing positive for drugs is increasing, citing new data from Quest Diagnostics.

Illicit drugs

Drug positivity rates in D.C. arrestees decline

June 8, 2015 By

Data from the Pretrial Services Agency report reveals that the drug positivity rate in D.C. arrestees declined from 49 percent to 27 percent since 2006.