Tag: Wall Street Journal


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.


Workforce drug testing positivity climbs to its highest rate since 2004

April 11, 2019 By

Workforce drug testing positivity climbs to its highest rate since 2004, according to the latest data from the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.


Increases in illicit drugs, including cocaine, drive workforce drug positivity to highest rate in 12 years

May 16, 2017 By

The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index shows increases in positivity for illicit drugs, such as marijuana and cocaine, across virtually all test types.


Drug positivity in U.S. workforce rises to highest level in a decade

September 15, 2016 By

The percentage of employees in the combined U.S. workforce testing positive for drugs has steadily increased over the last three years to a 10-year high.


Workplace opioid use is costing employers

October 15, 2014 By

A Wall Street Journal article highlights the impact of employees' heroin and opioids use in the workplace, citing recent Drug Testing Index data.


Baseball players are not the only ones failing drug tests

August 9, 2013 By

Like Major League Baseball, other employers are also working to crack down on drug use.


Testing helps to find drug-free workers

January 11, 2013 By

The Wall Street Journal reports that amphetamine and painkiller use is a hurdle to hiring during Appalachia’s oil-and-gas boom.


Wall Street Journal: Study shows widespread misuse of prescription drugs

May 3, 2012 By

Nearly two out of three Americans don’t follow their doctor’s orders properly when taking prescription drugs.