Random Drug Test Did Not Violate Fourth Amendment

A county’s interest in the safety of the people at a juvenile detention center outweighed an employee’s privacy interests making random drug testing reasonable, the...

DOT to Add Synthetic Opioids to List of Tested Substances

Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) published a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register that proposes to add hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone and...

More States Legalize Marijuana

California, Maine, Nevada, and Massachusetts voted to legalize recreational marijuana yesterday, while Arizona rejected its own legal marijuana initiative, Proposition 205. Prior to the election,...

Allowing Marijuana in the Workplace

Q: Is there any issue with allowing my employees to smoke marijuana at work on a Friday afternoon? It’s not uncommon for us to enjoy...

Drug Use Up, Says Study

Last week, Quest Diagnostics published the results of its Drug Testing Index, which examines illegal drug use by the American workforce based on 9.5 million...

OSHA Changes to Impact Post-Accident Drug Testing

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) changes to its recordkeeping rule are causing employers to re-evaluate their drug-testing and safety-incentive programs in light of...

SAMHSA to Meet on Oral Fluids Testing

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Drug Testing Advisory Board will meet July 26 and July 27 to provide an update on...