Tag: overdose deaths

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Cocaine overdose deaths climb in the US

November 17, 2020 By

As drug use and drug overdoses continue to surge, workforce drug testing is a critical part of maintaining a safe workplace. Implementing a drug testing program with a robust testing panel helps to detects drugs like cocaine in current and potential employees.

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Come together for International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31, 2020 By

Every year on August 31, there is worldwide participation in 39 countries where thousands of individuals support the cause to help end drug overdoses and remember the people who have lost their lives.

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Data shows rising methamphetamine use

February 18, 2020 By

Methamphetamine is more dangerous than ever. Data from the CDC shows an alarming uptick of overdose deaths associated with meth use.

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Fentanyl crisis continues

April 26, 2017 By

Fentanyl, a lethal opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin, is compounding the ongoing prescription drug epidemic in the U.S.

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DEA report details heroin threat

July 1, 2016 By

A recent report by the DEA details the threat of heroin and opioid drug abuse in the United States.