Tag: toxicology

Doping at the Olympics
The olympics can bring national pride as well as embarassment and dissapointment when violations to anti-doping rules surface. Continue reading

By   /  February 22, 2018

Recreational marijuana in Maine
Specific protections for employees or applicants that use marijuana went into effect in Maine on February 1, 2018. Continue reading

By   /  February 20, 2018

Valentine’s Day: Chocolate, flowers, and… cocaine?
Seventy-five percent of flowers sold in the U.S. are imported from Colombia and 90% of cocaine comes from Colombia as well. Coincidence? Continue reading

By   /  February 14, 2018

Webinar: Understanding drug testing laws
Employers turn to drug-free workplace programs to help keep employees safe and productive; however they still have questions about running an effective, compliant program. Register now. Continue reading

By   /  February 13, 2018

DOT random rates unchanged
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that the minimum annual drug testing rate for 2018 will remain at 25% and the alcohol rate will remain at 10%. Continue reading

By   /  February 6, 2018

Inspiring young scientists in Atlanta
Our Atlanta laboratory created a new mentorship program for young scientists in the community. They wanted to create a hands-on environment for students to experience science from their own perspectives, and maybe even inspire a career choice. Continue reading

By   /  January 31, 2018

Opioid crisis: 174 lives lost daily
More than 63,600 people died from a drug overdose in 2016 according to the Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States report from the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the CDC. That equates to a startling 174 lives lost every day to overdose. Continue reading

By   /  January 29, 2018

Keep alcohol off the roads
December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Research shows that almost 29 Americans die in alcohol-impaired vehicle crashes every day. Continue reading

By   /  December 22, 2017

Year in Review: Top seven blogs in 2017
We are excited to countdown of the most compelling stories of the year and to recognize a nomination by our team for our favorite social share. Continue reading

By   /  December 19, 2017

I’m There: Brian Giammarco
In this month’s feature of our “I’m There” series, Brian describes what we’re there when you need us means to him. Continue reading

By   /  December 11, 2017