Tag: marijuana

How to choose a drug testing laboratory
When selecting a drug testing laboratory, consider criteria such as accuracy, collections, technology, logistics, turnaround time, and customer support. Continue reading

By   /  October 30, 2017

Half of Americans tested misused prescription medications
52% of Americans tested misuse their prescription medications, according to a new Quest Diagnostics study of 3.4 million lab tests. Continue reading

By   /  October 3, 2017

New data shows 1 in 10 Americans use drugs
New data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health reported that approximately 28 million Americans have used an illicit drug in the past month. Continue reading

By   /  September 25, 2017

What was in that brownie?
Consumption of marijuana edibles is becoming more common in the growing number of states that have legalized the drug's use. Continue reading

By   /  September 12, 2017

Addiction recovery: A celebration of life
National Recovery Month in September raises awareness about substance use disorders and celebrate individuals in recovery. Continue reading

By   /  September 6, 2017

Top 7 trends at SAPAA
SAPAA helps to drive process forward and keeps our industry educated and informed about drug testing. See this year's most popular topics. Continue reading

By   /  August 30, 2017

Mapping drug use in the U.S. workforce
Our new interactive map, powered by Drug Testing Index data, illustrates workplace urine drug test positivity by drug type for the past 10 years. Continue reading

By   /  June 9, 2017

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. Continue reading

By   /  May 16, 2017

Data shows escalating drug use in the U.S. workforce
Typically, there is at least 30 percent more self-reported drug use by people who work for an employer without a drug testing program. Continue reading

By   /  January 24, 2017