Tag: marijuana

Drug Testing

Workforce Drug Test Positivity Climbs to Highest Level in Two Decades

March 31, 2022

Quest Diagnostics released the latest findings from the Drug Testing Index™ (DTI). This report reveals drug use trends among the American workforce.

Marijuana

New York State Department of Labor issues Cannabis Testing Guidance

October 15, 2021 By

The New York State Department of Labor has issued guidance for employers regarding the permissibility of testing for Cannabis.

Webinars

Webinar: Cannabis and the workplace

June 1, 2021 By

Our webinar helps employers navigate the complexities of cannabis and the workplace. Register today and learn how to better navigate this complex topic.

Drug Testing

Drug positivity rates continue at historically high levels

May 26, 2021 By

Marijuana positivity continues double-digit increases to keep overall drug positivity at historically high levels, according to the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.

Ask the Experts

Ask the experts: Secondhand marijuana smoke

May 11, 2021 By

Can you fail a drug test from secondhand smoke? There are no published, peer-reviewed studies to date that indicate someone would test positive on a drug test due to incidental exposure of marijuana smoke. Learn more from Dr. Barry Sample, Quest Diagnostics.

White Papers

The new age of marijuana white paper

February 23, 2021 By

This white paper aims to shed light on the drug, its legal classification, and the importance of drug testing in the workplace.

Drug Testing

Does workforce drug testing work?

January 19, 2021 By

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

Drug Testing

New insights from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health

December 8, 2020 By

It is important for employers to examine trends and data, such as NSDUH, that helps to inform a workforce drug testing program.

Hair testing

Proposed guidelines for hair drug testing

November 24, 2020 By

SAMHSA has proposed scientific and technical guidelines for the inclusion of hair in Federal drug testing programs. Note: These are only proposed Guidelines and hair testing is not approved for any Federally mandated drug (eg, DOT) testing. Read all public comments online including those from Quest.

Drug Testing

Know the risks of marijuana

October 20, 2020 By

Increased awareness on the potential risks of marijuana is needed as more states continue to pass legislation around the drug.