Tag: marijuana

Drug Testing

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.

Ask the Experts

Ask the expert: New marijuana law in Nevada

July 2, 2019 By

Nevada passed a law effective January 1, 2020 that places restrictions on how employers handle positive tests for marijuana for job applicants.

Illicit drugs

Drug-impaired drivers on our roads

June 24, 2019 By

Approximately 20% of surveyed drivers tested positive for potentially impairing drugs, according to research from the NHTSA. Marijuana ranks second after alcohol.

Marijuana

The new age of marijuana

April 12, 2019 By

Our new white paper provides insights about the new age of marijuana and the importance of maintaining marijuana testing in a drug-free workplace program.

News

Workforce drug testing positivity climbs to its highest rate since 2004

April 11, 2019 By

Workforce drug testing positivity climbs to its highest rate since 2004, according to the latest data from the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.

Ask the Experts

Cannabidiol and drug tests

February 8, 2019 By

Maybe. CBD itself would not report positive on a drug test for marijuana or marijuana metabolite. In some states, CBD may contain up to 5% THC. If the CBD product contains THC at a sufficiently high concentration, it is possible that the use of these products could cause a positive urine drug test result.