Category Archives: Drug Testing

Marijuana testing in the workplace

With states from the East Coast to the West Coast passing legislation pertaining to urine testing of employees for marijuana it seems timely to discuss  the diverse testing methods available. This awareness can help companies maintain a drug free workplace that includes marijuana instead of reactively removing it from your company's list of tested drugs....
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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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