Tag: positive drug test

Ask the experts: Drug testing and prescription medication
Find out if screening positive on a drug test is an indication of illegal drug use or if there is a more complex reason for the result. Continue reading

By   /  September 11, 2018

Cannabidiol and drug tests
With the rise in popularity of cannabidiol (CBD), we need to address the elephant in the room and answer the question “Will I pass a drug test if I use CBD?” Before we can do that, it is important to know what CBD is. Continue reading

By   /  June 19, 2018

Risk Management: New trends in workforce drug use
Risk Management reported that the overall positivity for all drugs has increased annually for the past 5 years to its highest level since 2004. Continue reading

By   /  August 2, 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

Ask the experts: Effects of hair treatments on drug test results
Some employers who use hair testing as part of their workplace drug testing program wonder if hair products can have an impact on their test results. Continue reading

By   /  June 27, 2016

Does workplace drug testing work?
There is a wealth of empirical research that shows that workplace drug testing can help to foster healthier, safer, drug-free work environments. Continue reading

By   /  April 15, 2016

Positivity is up for the first time in a decade
After years of declines, the prevalence of positive workforce drug tests is increasing according to the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index data. Continue reading

By   /  September 25, 2014

Thwarting drug test cheaters
Employers must do everything possible to prevent drug-abusing workers and job applicants from successfully altering test results. Continue reading

By   /  January 4, 2011

Aiming for drug-free workplaces
Whether it is pre-employment testing or a random test, keeping drug users out of your workforce makes sense for many reasons. Continue reading

By   /  April 28, 2008