Tag: Quest Diagnostics

Drug Testing

Why choose Quest Diagnostics

January 5, 2021 By

Quest Diagnostics is the only SAMHSA-certified and CAP-FDT-accredited laboratory to offer in-house testing for all three of the most popular drug test types: urine, oral fluid, and hair.

Drug Testing

Comprehensive drug testing solutions

December 15, 2020 By

Drug testing can be complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. We can help employers choose the elements that are most valuable for their employees.

Drug Testing

New insights from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health

December 8, 2020 By

It is important for employers to examine trends and data, such as NSDUH, that helps to inform a workforce drug testing program.

Hair testing

Proposed guidelines for hair drug testing

November 24, 2020 By

SAMHSA has proposed scientific and technical guidelines for the inclusion of hair in Federal drug testing programs. Note: These are only proposed Guidelines and hair testing is not approved for any Federally mandated drug (eg, DOT) testing. Read all public comments online including those from Quest.

Drug Testing

Know the risks of marijuana

October 20, 2020 By

Increased awareness on the potential risks of marijuana is needed as more states continue to pass legislation around the drug.

Illicit drugs

Debunking 5 popular marijuana myths

September 29, 2020 By

Facts based on decades of research on the effects of cannabis in humans have helped to debunk many modern day marijuana myths.

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Marijuana positivity in America’s workplace

September 15, 2020 By

Data shows increases in marijuana positivity rates across workforce categories, drug test specimen types, and regions in the United States.

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Pre-employment drug testing

September 10, 2020 By

Pre-employment drug screening, the most common reason for drug testing, takes place as part of the hiring process.

News

Drug use rises again in the American workforce

August 25, 2020 By

Drug positivity in 2019 hit a 16-year high in the US workforce, according to the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.

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New Federal CCF coming soon

August 11, 2020 By

SAMSHA/OMB have requested public comments to revisions of the current Federal CCF for workforce drug testing. However, Quest anticipates a one-year implementation period for continued use of the form and will help prepare clients for the switch.