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Employers and Legal Marijuana

Employers and Legal Marijuana

Last updated on February 15th, 2021 at 07:30 pmMedical or recreational marijuana is already legal in most states, and it’s possible that the federal government will legalize marijuana soon. Many employers are asking what they should do under these inconsistent legal circumstances. For one, employers should be talking about the growing tendency toward legalizing marijuana […]

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Lab Drug Testing

What Drug Tests are Individuals and Employers Ordering?

Last updated on February 13th, 2021 at 02:40 pmEvery day at National Drug Screening we process over sixty orders for individual drug testing including employers ordering preemployment drug tests. These are tests done without a direct account with laboratories, such as Quest Diagnostics or LabCorp. Looking at our data for last year (2020), most of […]

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Marijuana Federal and State Laws

The Pros and Cons of Marijuana Testing

Last updated on January 21st, 2021 at 01:18 pmThere is much confusion about marijuana drug testing in the workplace, employers need to make decisions.  What are the pros and cons? Guest Author: Katherine Miller of Current Consulting Group, LLC  This information is provided for educational purposes only. Reader retains full responsibility for the use of […]

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Welcome to New York Drug Testing

New York Laws on Drug Testing

Last updated on January 26th, 2021 at 01:22 pmNew York City says no pre-employment drug testing for marijuana with some exceptions.  However, New York State does not have a drug testing statute. There are also a handful of other laws and regulations that indirectly impact drug testing. Information provided by Joe Reilly, President, National Drug […]

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Marijuana Decriminalized

Marijuana Decriminalized

Last updated on January 26th, 2021 at 06:52 pmDecriminalization or decriminalisation is the abolition of criminal penalties in relation to certain acts, perhaps retroactively, though perhaps regulated permits or fines might still apply (for contrast, see: legalization). The reverse process is criminalization. Decriminalization reflects changing social and moral views. A society may come to the view that an act is not harmful, should no longer […]

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When Employees Abuse Marijuana and Alcohol in Times of High Anxiety

When Employees Abuse Marijuana and Alcohol in Times of High Anxiety

Last updated on January 26th, 2021 at 10:11 amGuest Blog Post by Lori Lal Senior Consultant for National Drug Screening, Inc Substance Abuse May Rise During the COVID-19 Pandemic In these uncertain and anxious times amidst a global pandemic, individuals with addiction issues are suddenly dealing with sobriety issues by themselves without their usual support […]

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Katherine Miller Exlpains when is pre-employment screening for marijuana allowed

When is Pre-Employment Testing for THC Prohibited?

Last updated on January 25th, 2021 at 07:00 pmIs pre-employment drug testing for marijuana legal in the United States – mostly YES Guest Blog Writer: Katherine Miller, Director of Brand Management and Compliance The Current Consulting Group, LLC CurrentCompliance.org – State Laws Database This information is provided for educational purposes only. Reader retains full responsibility […]

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