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Testing Reveals the Changing Shape of Drug Use Among US Workers

An analysis of workplace drug testing data has revealed apparent changes in the habits of American workers when it comes to their substance of choice. According to information gathered from more than 10 million drug tests, it seems cocaine and methamphetamine use among U.S. workers has skyrocketed in the past year while the use of… Continue reading Testing Reveals the Changing Shape of Drug Use Among US Workers

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News: Fake Weed Sends 25 New Yorkers to the Hospital

Just when you thought it was finally safe to take a hit off that joint, it seems there is now another reason to hesitate other than facing the wrath of the man. Because while acceptance of marijuana has never been greater – with states from coast to coast legalizing it for medical or recreational use… Continue reading News: Fake Weed Sends 25 New Yorkers to the Hospital

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Grieving Family Calls for Crackdown on Artificial Products

A very real 21st century, big city style issue recently made the news in the small town of St Clair, Missouri, population 4,100. Because it was there, not far from the wide, lazy meanderings of the Mississippi River, that Barbara and Mike Peterson lost their son Benjamin on March 13, 2016. Losing children is always… Continue reading Grieving Family Calls for Crackdown on Artificial Products

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How Did Performance-Enhancing Drugs Start?
Brief History

It’s no surprise that many athletes will do whatever it takes to get ahead in their field, even going as far as taking illegal performance-enhancing drugs to build muscle mass and strength, and increase endurance. Although this still goes on today, it is not a new problem – in fact, it has been part of… Continue reading How Did Performance-Enhancing Drugs Start? Brief History

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How Drug Testing Started in Sports History

For many years, all types of athletes, from cyclists to runners to baseball players have been known to use performance-enhancing substances to get ahead of the game, risking their careers and their health. Drug screenings are regularly administered to athletes both in and out of competition, to create a doping-free sport. There is a long… Continue reading How Drug Testing Started in Sports History

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Should You Worry About Testing Positive For Molly?

MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine) is a powerful drug whose psychoactive effects include increased energy and a sense of euphoria. It can also make the skin more sensitive to the touch. All of these things make it a popular choice among ravers and other party animals in general. Because of its popularity with young people, the drug has… Continue reading Should You Worry About Testing Positive For Molly?

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Is It Possible to Use Someone Else’s Urine For a Drug Test?

A lot of people who aren’t regularly subjected to random drug tests at work (we’re going to leave professional athletes out of this particular discussion) think that the only people who try to get around them are drunks and drug addicts. But while there’s no doubt people with substance abuse problems will try and find… Continue reading Is It Possible to Use Someone Else’s Urine For a Drug Test?

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How to Properly Preserve Real Human Urine

Maybe you know someone like this: they have a high paying, high tech position that provides them with enough income that they can afford all the finest grade weed money can buy. And buy it they do. And smoke it like a chimney as well. Yet somehow, they always pass the random drug tests that… Continue reading How to Properly Preserve Real Human Urine

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Can You Mix Your Urine With Water For a Drug Test?

With drug tests becoming both more common and more invasive, people everywhere are looking for ways that they can turn the tables on their prying employers. Some have turned to asking friends to provide them with samples they can submit when the time comes. This, however, is a strategy fraught with potential drawbacks since you… Continue reading Can You Mix Your Urine With Water For a Drug Test?