Tag: marijuana

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.

Illicit drugs

Debunking 5 popular marijuana myths

September 29, 2020 By

Facts based on decades of research on the effects of cannabis in humans have helped to debunk many modern day marijuana myths.

News

Drug use rises again in the American workforce

August 25, 2020 By

Drug positivity in 2019 hit a 16-year high in the US workforce, according to the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.

Drug Testing

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.

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.

Drugs & Alcohol

International drugs: Opioids and the worldwide epidemic

December 19, 2019 By

The opioid epidemic is not a uniquely American problem. In our new series, International Drugs, we take a closer look at opioid use around the world.

Marijuana

A growing – and changing – crop

September 26, 2019 By

Marijuana itself has evolved from the mildly potent ditch weed of the 1960s and 70s, to a potent and potentially dangerous narcotic.

Marijuana

Clearing up the confusion with marijuana

August 30, 2019 By

Employers face a number of issues with marijuana. Our experts discussed safety-sensitive carve-outs, impairment, off-duty use, employment protections, and CBD products as well as medical and recreational marijuana state laws.