Drug Testing In the News – Marijuana Changes the Brain

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. Brigham Young University’s (BYU) neuroscience department published a study this week on the effects of long-term marijuana use on the brain.  This study further supports other studies done that show that long-term use of marijuana, […]

Drug Testing In the News – Teens and Drugged Driving

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. Liberty Mutual Insurance and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) conducted surveys in April and May of this year that found that 33% of teens think smoking marijuana and driving under the influence of said drug […]

Drug Testing and Workers’ Compensation Denial

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. Many states incentivize employers to implement workplace drug testing by offering a discount on workers’ compensation insurance to workplaces with a drug testing policy. Aside from this discount, workers’ compensation issues are still a great […]

Employers Unite!

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. Last month in this space, we examined Maine’s Department of Labor’s fight for the right to restrict recreational marijuana use. Julie Rabinowitz, Maine’s Director of Policy, Operations, and Communications for the Department of Labor has […]

Workplace Drug Testing Laws and Regulations: State Laws

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. The opioid crisis and legalized marijuana flood the newswires with information on the cost of drug use and the complications it causes both personally and professionally. It also leads to questions and confusion – who […]