By Chuck Marting, NDASA Board Member and Owner Colorado Mobile Drug Testing LLC. Have you had employees come to work distracted because of personal or family issues? Have their problems impacted their work performance and your bottom line? Do you wonder how you can...
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A reminder to drug and alcohol screening businesses, collectors, TPAs and other involved in drug screening: If you conduct U.S. Department of Transportation mandated testing, the 2017 federal Custody and Control Form expires at the end of August 2021. The new (2020)...
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...
“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...
“Don’t Drop Marijuana” explains why marijuana and THC, the active ingredient of the cannabis plant, should not be dropped from drug-testing programs and panels. Please click here to review the video on Vimeo.com. This video is produced by Drug Free Business, a...
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...
As NDASA Members, we are often asked these common questions that can cause confusion and frustration for employers when it comes to employee marijuana use, the workplace drug & alcohol policy and workplace safety. Below is a simple Q&A you may find helpful...
This is a quick-hit handout designed to promote understanding about CBD, an ingredient of the cannabis plant. To download this guide in a .pdf file format, please click here. CBD There is currently NO over-sight by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration of the CBD...
Chuck Marting's Clearing The Haze is the perfect podcast for today's business owner or leader who wants answers addressing hot-button workplace safety topics, such as drug abuse, drug and alcohol testing, and workplace policies and procedures. This podcast also...
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