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Can you Smoke Medical Marijuana in Florida – the Answer is NO.

You Can Drop Marijuana from Your Drug Testing

Last updated on February 24th, 2021 at 06:37 pmRegarding Marijuana in the Workplace By Joe Reilly, President National Drug Screening, Inc A friend and the General Manager of an out of state local business asked me the other day an interesting series of questions.  The first was “Is it legal to drop marijuana from our […]

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Marijuana in your Florida Workplace

Marijuana in your Florida Workplace

Last updated on February 2nd, 2021 at 03:06 pmReprinted from Spacecoast Business Magazine – Best Practice Section It is Decision Time The Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, also known as Amendment 2, was approved by voters back on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Has your business considered changes to your policies regarding drug use and your drug-free […]

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Transit Industry Random Drug Testing Rate to Increase to 50% beginning January 1, 2019

Transit Industry Random Drug Testing Rate to Increase to 50% beginning January 1, 2019

Last updated on February 2nd, 2021 at 02:31 pm On October 17, 2018, the Federal Transit Administration issued a letter announcing that effective January 1, 2019, the minimum rate of random drug testing will increase from 25 percent to 50 percent of covered employees for employers subject to FTA’s drug and alcohol regulation. This change […]

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Op-Ed - Is drug interdiction the only answer

Results from the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health

Last updated on February 2nd, 2021 at 12:53 pm Key Substance Abuse Indicators Source: https://www.samhsa.gov/data/report/2017-nsduh-annual-national-report Illicit Drug Use In 2017, 30.5 million people aged 12 or older used an illicit drug in the past 30 days (i.e., current use), which corresponds to about 1 in 9 Americans (11.2 percent). About 1 in 4 young adults aged […]

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Video Blog: Drug Testing on College and University Campuses

Video Blog: Drug Testing on College and University Campuses

Last updated on February 2nd, 2021 at 01:29 pmUniversity and college drug testing is being conducted for some of the reasons you may suspect and for some you may not. At National Drug Screening, we work with college and university programs that include nursing, occupational therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT), and Physician Assistant (PA). With […]

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Tragedy in Connecticut…An Example of the Dangerous Effects of K2 or Synthetic Marijuana (THC)

Tragedy in Connecticut: An Example of the Dangerous Effects of K2 or Synthetic Marijuana (THC)

Last updated on February 2nd, 2021 at 12:12 pmRecently, more than 70 people overdosed on K2, sometimes called synthetic marijuana, in a single day and in a single location, New Haven, Connecticut. K2 overdoses have sharply increased during the past two years according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The […]

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What is Suboxone?

What is Suboxone?

Last updated on February 2nd, 2021 at 12:02 pmSuboxone –  What is Suboxone? Suboxone is a type of opioid medication that is used in drug treatments. Although it does contain opioids like those used to relieve pain, it is primarily used not to treat pain, but rather to treat the addiction to narcotics – specifically […]

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