The United States Coast Guard has announced today that the minimum random drug testing rate for all “Covered” employees will remain at 25% effective January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. It is also important to note that call
As a Nationwide Third Party Administrator (TPA), we receive numerous inquiries on the topic of random drug testing. Oftentimes random is referred to as “spot,” drug testing and it is a strong deterrent to drug users because it is conducted
The Presidential Candidates Stand On Drug Policy
July 26 2016
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The last time the Democratic Party’s platform mentioned marijuana was in 1984, when it cited “25 million regular abusers of marijuana”
What is DATIA?
DATIA: Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association.
The Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) was founded in 1995 and has grown to represent over 1500 member companies, and expanded its scope. DATIA now represents the entire spectrum of drug
Health and Human Services(HHS), Secretary, Tom Price recently received a letter advocating for the Federal Guidelines to allow for hair drug testing to be expedited. This letter was not the first of its kind, approximately 1 month ago, a similar
Lawmakers and Industry Leaders Pushing for Job Site Alcohol Testing in New York.
March 1, 2016
Last month an ABC-7 Eyewitness News Investigators exclusive investigation caught construction workers in Manhattan drinking heavily during lunch. The shocking footage has the City Council, Department
Are Olympic Athletes Allowed To Smoke Weed? Drug Testing At Rio Will Not Be Strict.
Aug. 1 2016
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Marijuana use has been a dicey subject for Olympic athletes in the past. Back in
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On October 17, 2018, the Federal Transit Administration issued a "Dear Colleague" letter announcing that effective January 1, 2019, the minimum rate of random drug testing will increase from 25 percent to 50
Riverside County Ecstasy Drug Seize Delivered From the Netherlands
March 3, 2016
Last month federal officials seized a package containing drugs with an estimated value of $22,250. The puzzle box sent from the Netherlands, contained puzzle pieces mixed with over 1,000 pieces of
64,000 Americans died from overdoses last year — 175 every day, seven every hour.
These are real-life statistics of the effects the opioid epidemic has had on the American population.
On Thursday, October 26th, President trump declared the opioid crisis as a public