Drug Testing In the News – Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Law to Get Hearing

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law, like many others that have been implemented across the U.S., allows for employers to continue to drug test and enforce a drug-free work place policy.  The Philadelphia City Council, however, has […]

Drug Testing In the News – Marijuana Degree Unveiled

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. Northern Michigan University unveiled a new program this week – medicinal plant chemistry.  For those of us who don’t understand scientist-speak, the goal of this program is to understand and be able to analyze marijuana.  […]

Drug Testing In the News – Medical Marijuana Leads to Increased Disability Claims

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. Medical marijuana has been legalized in many states across the U.S., however, it has led to the surprising consequence of increased disability claims.  After the passage of state medical marijuana laws, researchers from Temple University, […]

Drug Testing In the News – Ontario Says No to Drugged Driving in Advance

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. In preparation for the legalization of recreational marijuana in July 2018, Ontario legislators are introducing tough new penalties for drug-impaired drivers.  With American states with legalized recreational marijuana showing increases in the amount of drug-impaired […]

Drug Testing In the News – Psychosis and Marijuana

This information is provided for educational purposes only.  Reader retains full responsibility for the use of the information contained herein. A small study has shown that marijuana use may increase psychosis when used by high risk individuals.  A high risk individual is defined as one who has mild or transient psychotic symptoms without using mind-altering […]