Tag: methadone

Increases in illicit drugs, including cocaine, drive workforce drug positivity to highest rate in 12 years
The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index shows increased positivity for illicit drugs across virtually all specimen types and in all testing groups. Continue reading

By   /  May 16, 2017

Prescription misuse epidemic affects 7 in 10 employers
Data shows that 71% of employers are impacted by our country’s prescription drug epidemic. Employers want to help, yet many feel "unprepared." Continue reading

By   /  May 11, 2017

By the Numbers: Positivity by drug
Detection rates of amphetamine, heroin and marijuana have increased annually for the past five years according to the Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  October 6, 2016

Marijuana remains a Schedule I controlled substance
Recently, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) denied two petitions to reschedule marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act. Continue reading

By   /  August 22, 2016

Fentanyl in the news
The U.S. is experiencing a sharp increase in the abuse of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid that is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine. Continue reading

By   /  June 29, 2016

Introducing Express Results™ Online
Quest Diagnostics now offers Express Results Online, an instant urine drug testing solution designed to deliver fast, dependable results. Continue reading

By   /  February 23, 2015

Name that drug: Methadone
We proudly support the Drug & Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA). Every quarter, DATIA publishes their DATIA Focus magazine. Continue reading

By   /  May 13, 2013