Tag: Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index

DATIA focus: Drug use in America climbs in customer-facing industries
Drug use by the US workforce increased each year - and by double-digits over 2 years - between 2015 and 2017, in 5 of 16 major US industry sectors analyzed. Continue reading

By   /  April 15, 2019

Drug Testing Index: A look at 2014-2018
The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index reveals insights into patterns of drug use among the U.S. workforce on its 30th anniversary. Download our timeline. Continue reading

By   /  May 10, 2018

10 facts about opioids
We compiled the most recent data and headlines about substance abuse, addiction, overdose deaths, and health consequences of America's opioid crisis. Continue reading

By   /  October 10, 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

Cocaine continues upward trend
Cocaine positivity increased 12% in 2016, reaching a 7-year high of 0.28%, according to the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  June 1, 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

Webinar: Weeding out the facts recap
Laws do not require employers to accommodate on-duty drug use or prohibit taking action if an employee is working under the influence of marijuana. Continue reading

By   /  February 21, 2017

Revisions to Federal workplace drug testing
HHS revised its mandatory guidelines to expand federal urine drug testing to include hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, and oxymorphone. Continue reading

By   /  February 10, 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