Tag: marijuana

Illicit drugs

Why be weed-free?

November 29, 2018 By

Marijuana legislation is changing and more than ever before, people throughout the U.S. have more access. We explore why peple may consider being weed-free.

Ask the Experts

Ask the experts: Secondhand marijuana smoke

November 1, 2018 By

You very likely can't 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, on this subject here.

News

Latest NSDUH findings

October 17, 2018 By

One in nine individuals aged 12 or older in the United States used an illicit drug in the past month, according to the latest data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health.

Illicit drugs

Bumps, bananas, and other drug slang

July 20, 2018 By

Do you know the latest drug slang? A new DEA Intelligence Report details the newest slang terms for commonly-abused drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin.

Drugs & Alcohol

Is marijuana addictive?

July 9, 2018 By

Marijuana legislation, coupled with changing pulic opinions, have created a gap in viable information about the drug's addictive properties.

Webinars

Webinar: Understanding drug testing laws

February 13, 2018 By

Employers turn to drug-free programs to help keep employees safe and productive; however they still have questions about running an effective program.

News

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.

By the Numbers

Half of Americans tested misused prescription medications

October 3, 2017 By

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

By the Numbers

New data shows 1 in 10 Americans use drugs

September 25, 2017 By

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.

Drugs & Alcohol

What was in that brownie?

September 12, 2017 By

Consumption of marijuana edibles is becoming more common in the growing number of states that have legalized the drug's use.