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1 09, 2017

Parents Recommending Rapid Drug Testing at Schools

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Stories about children abusing drugs at school and overdosing on drugs are not something new. It is common to find illicit drugs at high school, since these substances are easy for kids to acquire. Recent reports show that concern about the rise in drug abuse is prompting some parents to add drug testing to their [...]

30 11, 2016

Drug of Abuse Testing Market Trends, 2016-2026

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Addiction to drugs such as methamphetamine, anabolic steroids, cocaine, heroin, inhalants, and marijuana is a serious health problem. Testing for drugs of abuse involves assessing urine samples for these drugs and the results play a crucial role detecting substance abuse or monitoring treatment compliance. Today, many workplaces and clinical labs rely on FDA-approved drug test [...]

16 11, 2016

Workplace Drug Testing in the Oil and Gas Industry

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Energy and utility companies provide electricity, water, oil and gas, renewable energy, and other essential services. However, the prevalence of drug and alcohol misuse in the oil and gas industry is a matter of serious concern. Workplace drug testing is necessary to increase workplace safety, alleviate environmental risk and improve employee fitness for duty. Employees [...]

28 10, 2016

What Employers and Employees Should Know about U.S. DOT Screening

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Increase in the use of illicit drugs and alcohol among employees has made drug testing mandatory for all work settings. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has mandated that employers in the transportation industry have strong drug and alcohol testing programs. All employees in safety-sensitive jobs such as aviation, trucking, mass transit, railroads, and pipelines [...]

3 10, 2016

Drug Testing in Rehab Centers – Accurate and Quick Results Needed to Meet Treatment Goals

By |October 3rd, 2016|Drug Testing|Comments Off on Drug Testing in Rehab Centers – Accurate and Quick Results Needed to Meet Treatment Goals

Abstinence from drugs and alcohol is the major goal of substance abuse treatment programs in rehab centers. Highly accurate drug testing is necessary for the success of drug-alcohol addiction rehab programs. Timely quantitative results are crucial to attain the goal of successful addiction recovery. Drug testing is a positive aspect of drug addiction treatment in [...]

23 09, 2016

Hotel Industry Workplace Drug Testing Made Easy with Urine Drug Test Cups

By |September 23rd, 2016|Drug Test Cups, Drug Testing|Comments Off on Hotel Industry Workplace Drug Testing Made Easy with Urine Drug Test Cups

Drug issues are common in the hospitality industry that employs the largest number of workers. Workplaces must be drug free to ensure safety and productivity. When it comes to the hotel industry, customer satisfaction and retention are critical. A sound workplace drug testing program is crucial as hotels have the highest rate of use of [...]

31 08, 2016

Global Need for Drug Testing Soars Way beyond the Olympics

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The recent Rio Olympics 2016 saw widespread doping violations which were reported as the worst in the Game’s history. Drug screening has played a key role in determining drug use in this event and many Rio competitors were banned for returning positive drug tests. Doping scandal was a serious concern in the Olympics as well [...]

17 08, 2016

Drug Testing at Rio Olympics 2016

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Usage of drugs by sports athletes has been a controversial issue for many years. Athletes sometimes use artificial stimulants to achieve a physical and mental advantage over their opponents. The top offending drugs include - Darbepoetin for increased production of red blood cells and improved delivery of oxygen to the muscle tissues, Furosemide which is [...]

4 07, 2016

Drug of Abuse Testing/Screening Market Forecast 2016-2022

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Drugs of abuse testing can detect the presence of illegal drugs or prescription medicines in a sample of urine, blood or hair. Screening allows the person to be referred for treatment or monitored for drug abuse/misuse. Drug testing in schools, places of employment, and in sport includes pre-employment testing, random testing, reasonable cause testing, post-accident [...]

17 06, 2016

Onsite Drug Testing with the QuikScreen Multi 12 Drug Test Cup

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Onsite drug testing is used for screeing at home or at work places and educational institutions, as it allows testing of many people at one place in less time. Such drug testing comes with benefits such as immediate results, no clinic fees, no need of training or any special skills, and no waiting for test [...]