Tag: Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index


It’s time to revisit your workplace substance abuse policies

October 12, 2015 By

All workplace drug-testing programs should be a part of a clearly written, and current, policy that complies with relevant federal and state law.

Reasons for Testing

Reasons for testing: Pre-employment drug testing

October 6, 2015 By

The first part of our series detailing the different types of drug testing and their pros and cons covers pre-employment drug testing.

Reasons for Testing

Reasons for testing: Introduction

September 17, 2015 By

According to the NSDUH, 24.6 million Americans age 12 or over are current drug users, and 68.9 percent of these illicit drug users are employed.

Instant testing

Rely on Express Results™ Online

September 9, 2015 By

Express Results Online helps employers to easily manage the drug testing process electronically with remarkable speed. Read the benefits.


Drug testing trends video

August 14, 2015 By

A new video highlights key findings from the “Drug Testing Trends” session presented by Dr. Barry Sample at the annual DATIA conference. Watch now.


CDC report reveals dramatic rise in heroin use

July 21, 2015 By

Heroin use is increasing across all demographics, according to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


AAA researches marijuana-impaired driving

June 17, 2015 By

AAA gathered compelling data about marijuana legalization and its impacts on drivers and is sponsoring new studies about drugged driving.

Illicit drugs

Drug positivity rates in D.C. arrestees decline

June 8, 2015 By

Data from the Pretrial Services Agency report reveals that the drug positivity rate in D.C. arrestees declined from 49 percent to 27 percent since 2006.


Illicit drug test positivity rate increases

June 3, 2015 By

The percentage of American workers testing positive for illicit drugs has increased for the second consecutive year according to Quest Diagnostics.


Drug testing trends at DATIA

June 1, 2015 By

Dr. Barry Sample, Director of Science and Technology, will present Drug Testing Trends at the Drug & Alcohol Testing Industry Association conference.