The Institute for Behavior and Health, Inc., is a nonprofit organization based in Rockville, Md., that develops strategies to reduce drug use. President Robert L. DuPont, M.D., was the lead author on an extensive 2015 report titled, “Workplace Drug Testing in the Era...
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“We want to make it perfectly clear that the state initiatives will have no bearing on the Department of Transportation’s regulated drug testing program. The Department of Transportation’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulation – 49 CFR Part 40 – does not authorize the...
“Medical Review Officers will not verify a drug test as negative based upon information that a physician recommended that the employee use “medical marijuana.” Please note that marijuana remains a drug listed in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. It remains...
The National Marijuana Initiative (NMI) is one of three national initiatives within the federal High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Program. The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy has established HIDTA task forces all over the country to...
The Drug Screening Compliance Institute (DSCI) provides a robust blog that tracks the fast-paced changes and issues affecting the employment drug and alcohol screening industry. Illinois-based DSCI is co-founded and led by lawyer William “Bill” Judge, who has more...
Quest Diagnostics works to empower people to take action to improve health outcomes. Derived from the world's largest database of clinical lab results, Quest’s diagnostic insights reveal new avenues to identify and treat disease, inspire healthy behaviors and improve...
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proposing to establish scientific and technical guidelines for the inclusion of hair specimens in the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs (Guidelines). We encourage you to review the...
Instructions for completing the Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form for Oral Fluid Specimen Collection
When making entries on a paper CCF, use black or blue ink pen and press firmly. Collector ensures the name and address of the HHS-certified laboratory are on the top of the Federal CCF, and that the Specimen Identification (I.D.) number on the top of the Federal CCF...
Note: This manual went to effect Oct. 1, 2017. It applies to federal agency drug testing programs that come under Executive Order 12564 dated September 15, 1986, section 503 of Public Law 100-71, 5 U.S.C. section 7301 note dated July 11, 1987, and the Department of...
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