Tag: illicit drugs

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Does workforce drug testing work?

May 19, 2020 By

There is a wealth of research that shows that workforce drug testing can help to foster a healthy, safe, drug-free environment.

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Random drug testing webinar

March 10, 2020 By

Experts uncover why random drug testing is beneficial to deter drug use in the workplace in our July 15 webinar. Register now.

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Random drug testing benefits employers

February 24, 2020 By

As drug use continues to rise, it is more important than ever to combine pre-employment testing with a random drug testing program.

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Unearthing the roots of substance-abuse disorders

March 20, 2018 By

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.

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U.S. Attorney General publishes memorandum on marijuana

January 18, 2018 By

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.

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Increases in illicit drugs, including cocaine, drive workforce drug positivity to highest rate in 12 years

May 16, 2017 By

The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index shows increases in positivity for illicit drugs, such as marijuana and cocaine, across virtually all test types.

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Employers paying the price of substance abuse

May 9, 2017 By

Employers can now calculate the cost of substance abuse on their businesses with the Substance Use Cost Calculator.

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Helping to keep medical professionals drug-free

October 26, 2016 By

Drug abuse by healthcare professionals and access to powerful medicines can put patients and other staff at risk.

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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.

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Illicit drug test positivity rate increases

June 3, 2015 By

The percentage of American workers testing positive for illicit drugs has increased for the second consecutive year according to Quest Diagnostics.