Tag: illicit drugs
Workplace safety and your company’s reputation
For employers focused on workplace safety the message is a simple one drug testing has never been more important than it is today.
Does workforce drug testing work?
There is a wealth of research that shows that workforce drug testing can help to foster a healthy, safe, drug-free environment.
Random drug testing benefits employers
As drug use continues to rise, it is more important than ever to combine pre-employment testing with a random drug testing program.
Random drug testing webinar
Experts uncover why random drug testing is beneficial to deter drug use in the workplace in this thorough review of the drug testing reason. Register now.
Unearthing the roots of substance-abuse disorders
Our new white paper helps to demystify the complexities of addiction and examine the evolution of substance-abuse disorders over a lifetime. Get the facts and gain insights about how someone can struggle with addiction.
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.
Increases in illicit drugs, including cocaine, drive workforce drug positivity to highest rate in 12 years
The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index shows increases in positivity for illicit drugs, such as marijuana and cocaine, across virtually all test types.
Employers paying the price of substance abuse
Employers can now calculate the cost of substance abuse on their businesses with the Substance Use Cost Calculator.
Helping to keep medical professionals drug-free
Drug abuse by healthcare professionals and access to powerful medicines can put patients and other staff at risk.
The Wall Street Journal reports rising workplace drug use
The Wall Street Journal reports that U.S. workers testing positive for drugs is increasing, citing new data from Quest Diagnostics.