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Is Removing Marijuana From Your Drug Testing Panel a New Trend?

This information is provided for educational purposes only. Reader retains full responsibility for...

State Drug Testing and Workers’ Compensation Denial Regulations

Many states incentivize employers to make use of workplace drug testing through workers’...

Drug Testing Laws in 2021 and What to Expect in 2022

16 states and the District of Columbia have fully legalized Marijuana and 33 states have legalized...

Federal Law, State Law, Local Law: Who Rules?

Employers often find that federal regulations, state laws, and local ordinances are at odds with...

Philadelphia's New Ban On Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing

On January 1, 2022, a new Philadelphia ordinance took effect. The rule was passed by the...

Marijuana Impairment and Drug Testing

Which drug testing method—urine, oral fluid or hair—is best at detecting marijuana and establishing...

New Drug Testing Laws in 2021 Employers Should Know About

Although much of 2021 was spent taking continued pandemic precautions, legislators were still busy...

Reduce Turnaround Time and Costs By Using Instant Oral Fluid Testing

Some companies are starting to incorporate Instant Oral Fluid testing into their drug screening...

New Jersey’s New Adult-Use Marijuana Law and the Workplace

No two legal marijuana state laws are alike. Some may reflect components of others, but each...

Employer's guide to pre-employment drug testing

The creation and maintenance of a compliant drug and alcohol testing policy are essential for...

What is a DOT/FMCSA background check?

The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) and its agency, the Federal Motor Carrier...

Recent State drug laws impacting the workplace including marijuana

Through all of the confusion that employers have been facing this year, drug testing while staying...