Tag: synthetic cannabinoids

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Kratom to be classified as a Schedule I drug

September 12, 2016 By

The DEA announced that it will place the active materials from the kratom plant into Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act.

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Refining our synthetic cannabinoids panel

April 18, 2016 By

Our experts continually monitor and adjust our drug tests to offer a standardized panel that detects the most relevant synthetic cannabinoids.

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Synthetic drugs: Common questions

July 24, 2015 By

Dr. Kim Samano presented information about synthetic cannabinoids ("K2/Spice") and designer stimulants known as “bath salts” in our recent webinar.

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Changing perceptions of marijuana and synthetic marijuana

March 5, 2015 By

High school seniors' perceived risk with occasional marijuana use is declining while they increasingly view synthetic marijuana use as harmful.

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Dangers of synthetic cannabinoids

November 3, 2014 By

Synthetic cannabinoids change frequently and Quest works to stay current with drug-use patterns by adding compounds to our drug test panels.

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New to drug testing: Synthetic stimulants

February 28, 2014 By

Synthetic compounds change frequently and our scientific experts must monitor, and adjust our testing panels to an ever-changing list of substances.

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New to drug testing: Synthetic marijuana

November 6, 2013 By

In our ongoing quest to help keep workplaces drug-free, we now offer a synthetic cannabinoids panel to test for commonly detected compounds.

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Quest Diagnostics tests for synthetic cannabinoids

November 4, 2013 By

Quest Diagnostics now offers a synthetic cannabinoids panel testing for AM-2201, JWH-018, JWH-019, JWH-073, JWH-250, UR-144 and XLR11 compounds.

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New drug detection system finds synthetic marijuana in all populations

October 9, 2013 By

The CDEWS is designed to detect emerging drugs by re-testing urine specimens collected by criminal justice system drug testing programs.

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Synthetic cannabinoid user profile

May 21, 2013 By

The first study to obtain a detailed profile of users of synthetic cannabinoid was published in the May 20 issue of the CESAR report.