In a nationally-televised interview, renown physician, Dr. Marc Siegel, expressed his concerns about health risks of more people smoking pot. That’s because marijuana usage has skyrocketed as now 29 states allow so-called “medical” marijuana and 7 permit “recreational” use. Recent […]
You need to know about Fentanyl abuse, an emerging deadly threat. Fentanyl is a growing menace in America’s burgeoning prescription drug overdose epidemic.
Drug abuse and related deaths continue to rise in The United States. That’s why the FBI and the DEA joined forces to create a film to show what you should know about America’s Opioid addiction epidemic. So, check out the 40-minute […]
Employers need to know about changing marijuana laws and how they affect the workplace. Do you need to accommodate weed users?
Confusing New OSHA Rule On May 12, 2016, OSHA passed a new Post-Accident drug test rule. Unfortunately, it left employers wondering how they could comply with the new rule and still maintain a safe, Drug free Workplace. You can see the ruling here: OSHA’s […]
As drugs become decriminalized and abuse expands, employers struggle finding drug-free applicants. To illustrate, a recent article from the Korn Ferry Institute told of a Texas employer. They needed to hire a large group of employees. So, plenty of candidates applied. […]
Thankfully, the contentious 2016 election is finally behind us. However, many questions remain. Among them are issues regarding employers and legalized marijuana. For example, Proposition 64, the newly ratified law in California. CBS News affiliate KOVR interviewed JumpStart Security’s President, Jeff […]
The Federal Government and business community are increasingly recognizing the hidden costs of employees using drugs. Abuse of drugs and alcohol is costly for our society. And, left untreated, places a burden on our workplace, our healthcare system, and our communities. […]
Many business owners don’t recognize the risks associated with having drug abusers on their payroll. So, they figure “Whatever my employees do on their own time is their business. Therefore, it has no effect on my business”. However, research tells the […]
Drug Test Cheating Is Widespread Your employees know about drug test cheating. Do you? If your collection site is not letting you know that they are detecting drug test cheating, then you are losing the battle. Why? Because the labs can’t catch […]