Category Archives: Drug Testing

FMCSA announces that it is increasing the minimum annual percentage rate for random controlled substances testing for drivers of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) requiring a commercial driver’s license (CDL)

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION [4910-EX-P] Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Annual Random Controlled Substances Testing Percentage Rate for Calendar Year 2020 AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of program change. SUMMARY: The FMCSA announces that it is increasing the minimum annual percentage rate for random controlled substances testing for drivers of commercial...
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CBD in Golf

CBD is becoming a common product used by many golfers. As described in this recent ESPN article, cannabidiol (CBD) is being used by golfers for sleep, recovery, anxiety and inflammation. The increased popularity had been attributed to the aging golfers that are looking for tools to continue competing at a high level. With many CBD companies...
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FTA Random Drug Testing Rate Increases From 25 Percent to 50 Percent Effective January 1, 2019

Announced just weeks ago the Federal Transit Administration will increase the minimum rate of random drug testing from 25 percent to 50 percent. This change will become effective January 1, 2019.   The random alcohol testing rate will remain at 10 percent. This only applies to the FTA Agency. Please discuss with your Minert &...
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Recent FDA Approval For Marijuana Extract Epidiolex

Epidiolex is a new FDA approved drug is a safe and reliable treatment for parents searching for drugs to combat epilepsy. After passing clinical trials this purified marijuana extract can safely given to children instead of using unregulated products that may contain numerous unidentified substances including high levels of the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana,...
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