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Drug Testing

International drugs: Growing marijuana users

March 24, 2020 By

Nearly 188 million people use marijuana globally, making it the most-used illicit substance according to the World Drug Report.

News

COVID-19 & workplace drug testing

March 17, 2020 By

In the case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Quest has taken several measures to bolster our preparedness.

Drug Testing

Random drug testing webinar

March 10, 2020 By

Experts uncover why random drug testing is beneficial to deter drug use in the workplace in our April 15 webinar. Register now.

Illicit drugs

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.

Marijuana

Illinois amends cannabis-related laws

January 28, 2020 By

Employers in Illinois should consult with their local legal counsel to determine the impact of the amended act on marijuana and drug testing programs.

News

FMCSA increases random drug test rate

January 16, 2020 By

The rate for random drug testing for FMCSA increased from 25% of the average number of driver positions to 50% effective January 1, 2020. Random testing helps to deter drug use because it is conducted on an unannounced basis.

Marijuana

Marijuana frequently asked questions

January 7, 2020 By

Whether it is about its legal status, its side effects, or if employers can drug test employees, questions are plentiful about marijuana. We’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions to help you sift through the noise and get a true sense of the current state of marijuana.

Urine testing

Seven facts about urine drug testing

December 23, 2019 By

Why is urine testing the most frequently used method for drug testing? Learn the facts about urine testing from Quest Diagnostics.

Marijuana

Workplace drug testing policies and marijuana legalization

December 3, 2019 By

Employers can continue to drug test for marijuana. As states legalize marijuana, our experts offer some important considerations for your company as you write or revise your drug testing policy.

Marijuana

Marijuana positivity in America’s workplace

November 25, 2019 By

Data reveal increases in marijuana positivity rates across industries, workforce categories, and specimen types. We continue to examine marijuana positivity rates alongside the legal status of marijuana by state.