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Written by staff May 3, 2017 As an agency within the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulates the motor coach bus industry and the trucking industry in the US. Part...

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Written by staff April 24, 2017 Date rape is defined as rape that takes place after individuals agree to social engagement. Rape refers to oral, vaginal, or anal penetration using threat of force or force. It is an act of violence motivated...

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Written by staff April 21, 2017 US Drug Test Centers has the latest technology on a web based platform for complete drug testing management. The software provides: Ordering drug tests electronically anywhere in the US Integration with all...

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Written by Staff April 4, 2017 Drug and substance abuse at the workplace is a major concern for all employers. According to research drug use by employees costs businesses billions of dollars yearly in lost productivity and increased spending...

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Written by Staff March 28, 2017 According to official figures, the UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) did not test at least 39% of the players who participated in the English Football League in the 2015-16 season. UKAD carries out doping testing on...

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Written by Staff March 23, 2017 Some places of employment, schools and hospitals conduct drug testing. Drug testing can take different forms including random testing, pre-employment testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return to duty...

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Written by Staff March 13, 2017 Street or club drugs come with a lot of risks which many overlook, eventually getting addicted. Additionally, they are very dangerous because you cannot tell what is in them or how strong these drugs are...

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Written by Staff March 6, 2017 For all employers, substance abuse (both drugs and alcohol) is a major concern at the workplace. Research has shown that drug usage costs businesses billions of dollars annually in lost productivity and...

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Written by Staff March 2, 2017 Drug addiction is an ever-growing problem in the USA. Drug usage by employees costs businesses billions of dollars every year. As you can imagine, it also affects employee productivity and affects workplace...

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Written by Staff March 1, 2017 Air traffic controllers are responsible for maintaining sanity within our airports. Their duties include issuing pilots with landing and take-off instructions, and monitoring and directing the movement of...

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Written by Staff February 28, 2017 Drug addiction is a major problem in the US.  In 2013, 23.5million people were addicted to drugs or alcohol. Out of these, only 11% of these sought addiction treatment. As human beings, we are capable...

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Written by Staff February 27, 2017 DUI, short for driving under the influence, is a major problem in the United States. When you mention DUI, many only think of drunk driving, but DUI cases also involve driving while under the influence of...

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Written by Staff February 24, 2017 In 2016, Johnny Manziel’s father (Paul Manziel) told ESPN’s Josina Anderson that his son, former Cleveland Brown quarterback, was a druggie and that jail would be the best place for him. He...

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Written by Staff January 16, 2017 Alcohol and drug abuse has a negative effect on the workplace environment.  Alcohol is the most easily and widely abused substance in the United States. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

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Written by Staff January 09, 2017 The United States has developed a serious drug problem recently, and the amount of fatalities is climbing. In 2015 alone there were more than 52,000 deaths due to drug overdoses. In roughly 65% of those...

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Written by Staff January 05, 2017 It’s no secret that the United States is currently in the middle of an absolute opioid crisis. While heroin use rates had fallen for quite some time, the drug has seen resurgence, and is deadlier than...

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Written by Staff January 04, 2017 Josh Barnett has recently been flagged by the USADA for a possible anti-doping violation. This means that the MMA fighter has failed these tests four times, a new record for MMA competitors. These failures...

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Posted: Dec 29 2016

Written by Staff December 29, 2016 There is a long history of the use of anabolic hormones and other performance enhancing drugs within the halls of most professional sports and American football is no exception. Indeed, the NFL has been...

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Written by Staff December 28, 2016 It’s an unfortunate fact, but the United States is in the midst of a ferocious opioid addiction. The ravages of these drugs don’t only affect the addict, unfortunately, instead it affects...

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Written by Staff December 23, 2016 Employers are finding it increasingly difficult to find workers who can pass a pre-employment drug screen, studies show. This shows an increasing use of drugs among the general populace, and it’s a...

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Written by Staff December 20, 2016 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has just announced that in 2017 they will continue to require carriers to drug test 25% of their drivers in order to comply with regulations. The rate was...

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Written by Staff December 5, 2016 In addition to alcohol’s inhibiting properties, some predators are known to use chemical agents in order to facilitate assaults. These drug-facilitated sexual assaults are a serious risk, and the...

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Written by Staff  December 1, 2016 The standard testing for drugs in a pre-employment screening covers most of the major drugs of abuse including cannabis, opiates, amphetamines, cocaine, and PCP. Unfortunately, this also leaves out a large...

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Written by Staff  November 30, 2016   There’s a huge push for the legalization of cannabis, but even as the legislature slowly wins out there’s still a remarkable amount of difference in between states even when marijuana...

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Written by Staff  November 3, 2016 With the increased interest in states legalizing marijuana, making it profitable for the government to mandate laws regarding the sales and consumption of marijuana, in both medical and recreational...

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Written by Staff  November 2, 2016 With the holidays coming, a group of celebrations back to back at the end of the year and are usually in line for most people all over the world. It is easy for most of us to ring in the New Year with an...

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Written by Staff  October 31, 2016 There are advertisements everywhere in the world. Whether you’re conscious of their presence or not, you are exposed to advertisements several times in a day from various venues. The logo on a T-shirt...

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Posted: Oct 28 2016

Written by Staff  October 28, 2016 There are some important decisions to make when it comes to consuming alcoholic beverages or using substances that can impair your judgment. When it comes to drinking and driving, it is never a good idea...

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Written by Staff  October 27, 2016 People who drink too much may or may not be accustomed to it. Often they have lived with a disease for many years and are unable to function without alcoholic beverages on a daily basis. If someone is a...

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Written by Staff  October 25, 2016 Many people who drink alcoholic beverages have, at least, once in their life had a social event where alcohol flowed freely and they went beyond their threshold for consuming alcoholic beverages. Those who...

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Posted: Oct 20 2016

Written by Staff  October 20, 2016 Once upon a time, a police officer would assist people who were too drunk to drive home. If an officer pulled over someone weaving over road lines or otherwise indicated they were too impaired to drive home...

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Written by Staff  October 19, 2016 The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) was formed at the end of the 1970s and is the primary source of criminal justice within the United States. Their job is not easy because they categorize everything that...

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Written by Staff  October 18, 2016 Anyone who ever received a prescription antibiotic medication, like Amoxicillin or Azithromycin, for bacterial infection and didn’t finish the prescribed dosage because they were feeling better should...

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Written by Staff  October 17, 2016 Anyone turning twenty-one in the United States will likely join their friends and families in a celebration that includes alcoholic beverages. For many young women the independence of after work cocktails...

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Posted: Oct 14 2016

Written by Staff  October 14, 2016 Non-alcoholic beer has been around for almost one hundred years. It started when there was a Constitutional ban on production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933...

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Written by Staff  October 13, 2016 When someone is dealing with heroin addiction they tend to be focused on their next high; especially if they’re latest fix is wearing off. It is an on-going problem within the United States and is...

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Written by Staff  October 11, 2016 It has been argued that if someone is old enough to die for their country at the age of eighteen, then they should be allowed to drink alcoholic beverages at that age. The minimum legal drinking age in the...

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Written by Staff  October 10, 2016 Substance abuse comes in many forms. It isn’t just alcohol and drugs that people have a hard time with, sometimes gambling and shopping can create the same euphoric pleasure within the mind that...

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Written by Staff  October 6, 2016 When it comes to drug testing, for any reason outside of probation or parole, people immediately feel it infringes on their civil rights. Many people subjected to drug testing for various reasons, including...

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Written by Staff  October 5, 2016 Alcohol-related crimes are rampant in America. The Department of Justice has created the Analysis of National Data on the Prevalence of Alcohol Involvement in Crime to analysis the ongoing problems with...

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Written by Staff  October 4, 2016 What happens if your illicit substance abuse gets you in trouble at work? What happens when your random urinalysis test positive for illicit drugs and you are terminated from your job, can you collect...

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Written by Staff  October 3, 2016 It should be no surprise that since over half of the United States has legalized the use of medical marijuana as well as recreational use in more moderate states, that more and more people are unable to pass...

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Written by Staff  September 29, 2016 Over half of the country is now enjoying the freedom of using medical marijuana. Some states have even gone so far as allowing the use of recreational marijuana. Cannabis is big business. The cultivation...

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Written by Staff  September 27, 2016 Anyone who suffers from chronic pain will tell you how important it is to have a prescription of painkillers handy if they have a flare-up. Examples of chronic pain include lower back pain, bone pain...

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Written by Staff  September 26, 2016 Along the lines of peer pressure, there is a substantial opportunity for college-age children to experiment with illegal substances and alcoholic beverages during their secondary education experience. Many...

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Written by Staff  September 21, 2016 Statistically, it still is safer to fly than drive in the United States. According to U.S. Department of Transportation, the 2014 vehicle accidents in the United States totaled 6,064,000.  According...

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Written by Staff  September 19, 2016 Here are a few interesting facts that you should know about if you are in states that have currently legalized marijuana for both medical and recreational use. The federal government implemented the...

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Written by Staff  September 15, 2016 With the increased interest in states legalizing marijuana, making it profitable for the government to mandate laws regarding the sales and consumption of marijuana, in both medical and recreational...

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Written by Staff  September 14, 2016 For the people who are busy monitoring offenders for the court, child services, or even the few that have human resource positions or background checks, there are times when a false-positive can occur...

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Written by Staff  September 13, 2016 There is a staggering fact about alcohol addiction. Often the compulsion not only affects the person who has the illness, but it also affects loved ones. At least one out of eight children in the United...

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Written by Staff  September 12, 2016 There is a pervasive and frightening statistic when it comes to drug-related crimes: the majority of crimes associated with drugs are violent crimes. For many people who live in areas outside heavy...

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Posted: Sep 09 2016

Written by Staff  September 9, 2016 While it may be humorous to some people, alcoholics and individuals struggling with alcohol dependency will go to great lengths to obtain that euphoria they get when they consume alcoholic beverages. While...

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Written by Staff  September 7, 2016 In the last few decades, there has been a shift in how peers deal with pressures from friends about using alcoholic beverages or drugs. It is likely that children from the age of ten years old to eighteen...

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Written by Staff  September 6, 2016 There is an interesting proposal that allegedly comes with certain safeguards in place to provide checks and balances to ensure there is no profiling or prejudices when it comes to the idea of drug testing...

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Written by Staff  August 30, 2016 Every state has an agency that is dedicated to the health and welfare of children. Whether it is called the Office of Children Services (OCS), Department of Social Services (DDS), or the Department of Health...

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Written by Staff  August 29, 2016 Most businesses today are moving to stop producing a heavy paper trail. Government businesses began implementing the paperless movement back in 2003 when the Office of Management and Budget looked to the...

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Written by Staff  August 25, 2016 There are several studies that look at the addictive behavior within humans who deal daily with addiction. While many people succumb to the habitual lifestyle, many friends and family members have a difficult...

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Written by Staff  August 23, 2016 Drug testing policies are commonplace in many agencies and companies. There is pre-employment screening that involves drug testing, and no one is surprised when the request for drug testing comes. Since drug...

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Written by Staff  August 22, 2016 People make mistakes. Some individuals who make mistakes end up in jail for something that should have been avoided and had they been sober at the time they decide to operate a vehicle under the influence or...

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Written by Staff  August 18, 2016 Rio de Janeiro, proud to serve as home of the 2016 Summer Olympics and there was every indication that everyone was gearing up for a wonderful event. However, six weeks prior to the start of this epic event...

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Written by Staff  August 17, 2016 Around the globe, employers are seeing an alarming decline in the number of employees they can retain due to the increased number of failed drug test results they experience. In an attempt for many industries...

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Written by Staff  August 16, 2016 As of 2015, there are now twenty-three states that have approved the use of medical cannabis. As of 2016, there are now four states that have legalized the recreational use of marijuana. However, those states...

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Written by Staff  July 27, 2016 Opioid addiction is currently such a huge epidemic in our country, and the worst part is, so many of the people that are addicted to this type of drug are getting it legally from their doctor. But, that isn't...

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Written by Staff  July 25, 2016   Just yesterday, Olympic officials came out and issued a statement saying that any Russian athletes that were "tainted" won't be allowed to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympic games that are happening...

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Written by Staff  July 22, 2016 Alcohol as a drug is by far the most popular addictive substance consumed in the United States. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Defense Inc., 17.6 million people, which is a staggering...

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Posted: Jul 07 2016

Written by Staff  July 8, 2016 It was supposed to be the main event in Las Vegas this weekend. Jon Jones Vs. Daniel Cormier at the new Tmobile Arena on the Las Vegas strip. They have been touting this fight for months, you can't drive...

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July 7, 2016- 3:00pm Written by US Drug Test Centers staff:  With the summer Olympics in Rio de Janiero right around the corner, athletes that are participating are finding themselves drug tested more and more frequently lately. But, some...

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July 1, 2016- 3:00pm  Written by US Drug Test Centers staff: We've previously touched on stories of states starting to drug test their welfare recipients in order to receive benefits, but I bet this is a new one: one Congresswoman wants to...

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Written by US Drug Test Centers staff June 14, 2016 The state of Michigan is going to be piloting a new roadside drug testing program in five of the states counties. The Michigan legislature pushed forward a bill last Thursday that would create a...

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Posted: Jun 10 2016

Written by US Drug Test Centers June 10, 2016- 1:00pm According to the Department of Health and Human Services, America is in the midst of an opiod overdose epidemic. If you Google "Heroin Problem" and press search, you will see articles from all...

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May 27, 2016- 3:00pm Written by US Drug Test Centers staff: Any drivers that fall under the DOT and FMCSA will soon be seeing a new rule put into place. The new rule would implement a database that would store the names of any CDL/DOT licensed...

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May 20, 2016- 12:30 PM Written by US Drug Test Centers Staff:  In todays world, it's always a good idea to have a drug free workplace policy in place for your employees. As we've covered in previous blog posts, there are a multitude of...

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May 12, 2016- 8:00am Written by US Drug Test Centers Staff:   Williamsburg High School in Clermont County will begin drug testing all of their students that are involved in sports, want to participate in extracurricular activities like...

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May 11, 2016- 9:00am Written by US Drug Test Centers Staff: Recently, a news station in Denver, Colorado launched an undercover investigation of a Quest Diagnostics employee at their Thornton, Colorado location, outside of Denver. The employee in...

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May 4, 2016- 9:00am Written by US Drug Test Centers staff: Have you heard of synthetic drugs? This class of drugs has been on the rise the last few years, and are just as dangerous as any other drugs. The actual "drug class" that synthetic drugs...

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May 3, 2016- 2:30PM Written by US Drug Test Centers staff: Following up on a story that was previously posted regarding the 2016 Rio de Janiero olympics and drug testing athletes in Kenya, the World Anti-Doping Agency has just recently came out...

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April 28, 2016-7:00pm Written by US Drug Test Centers staff: DATIA – Drug and Alcohol Industry Association US Drug Test Centers is a proud member of the Drug and Alcohol Industry Association and participates in many of their trainings...

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April 27, 2016-1:30pm Written by US Drug Test Centers staff: US Drug Test Centers has an easy to use online system that allows us to order a drug test for you, anywhere in the United States at one of our 20,000 collection sites. Most of these...

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April 26, 2016-10:00am Written by US Drug Test Centers staff: There are many advantages to having a drug-free workplace policy program in place for your employees. Many companies that don't already have set drug testing policies in place, are now...

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April 25, 2016 - 4:00 PM Written by US Drug Test Centers Staff A lot of times we will get questions like, “which drug test is better, a hair drug test or urine drug test?” Well, the real question would be, what are you trying to...

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April 21, 2016 - 11:00 AM Written by US Drug Test Centers Staff Baseball has always been considered to be Americans great pastime. But with the rise of illegal substances such as PED's and steroids, some feel that the game has been a bit...

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April 18, 2016 - 3:27 PM Written by US Drug Test Centers Staff Did you know that April is Alcohol Awareness Month? The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) established April as Alcohol Awareness Month about 30 years ago. The...

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April 15, 2016 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff In the world of sports, having a positive drug test can be a career ender as well as a life changer. Most recently, Cleveland Browns Wide Recieve Josh Gordon allegedly (through a leaked source...

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April 8, 2016 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff Are you on probation? Were you given court ordered drug and/or alcohol testing? US Drug Test Centers can help you out with all of your drug and alcohol testing needs. With over 20,000 locations...

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April 1, 2016 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff Kenya is home to some of the worlds fastest runners, who face tough challenges while training for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics that are coming up. An even tougher challenge that Kenya faces is the...

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March 29, 2016 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff Each month, it seems like a new state is coming out and passing legislation that would require anyone who is receiving benefits or welfare assistance from their state to be subject to drug...

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March 18, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff The US has been observing Alcohol Awareness Month every April for about 30 years. This campaign was created by The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) to raise public...

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March 18, 2016 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff The Carroll County school board in Georgia has decided to start randomly drug testing it's students. Students who attend any of the five highs schools in Carroll County are subject to drug...

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March 18, 2016 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff On a daily basis, law enforcement officers make traffic stops.  Some of those stops are routine, but some aren't.  What about drivers who are pulled over for suspicion of being under...

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March 18, 2016 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff At US Drug Test Centers, we offer an array of different types of testing. From urine drug testing and breath alcohol testing, to ETG testing and hair drug testing. When it comes to our DOT...

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December 8, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff With the use of cocaine in the NHL on the rise, NHL officials are finally stepping up their game, in hopes of combatting the problem. One example, from Fox Sports, was earlier this...

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December 8, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff Recently, an article was published in Overdrive magazine, an online publication that covers everything from Custom rigs and equiptment to rules and regulations of the DOT, about testing...

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November 30, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers Staff DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing for Owner Operators If you drive a truck and you are self-employed or an owner operator, you may be regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the...

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August 17, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff What do the Iowa State Fair and Donald Trump have to do with drug testing?  Good question! Iowa is a drug testing friendly state.  The Iowa Legislature adjourned its 2015 session on...

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July 21, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff When you think of Performance Enhancing Drugs, video gaming probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind. "ESports" are now gaining attention due to a recent admission by one professional...

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Posted: Jun 22 2015

June 22, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff US Drug Test Centers provides instant drug testing in most areas of the United States.  Often called Point of Collection Testing (POCT) this is a rapid drug test system that can provide...

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Posted: Jun 16 2015

June 16, 2015  Writteny by US Drug Test Centers staff US Drug Test Centers provides professional services for random consortium drug testing for employers.  Our robust software can provide complete management of any random testing...

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June 15, 2015  Written by US Drug Test Centers staff US Drug Testing Centers offers breath alcohol testing at over 6000 centers throughout the United States.  Breath alcohol testing is conducted for both DOT and for non DOT testing...

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June 11, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers Staff US Drug Test Centers in Las Vegas, Nevada is now offering mobile drug testing.  Employers – save money, we can come to you.  Need a scheduled random testing event at your...

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May 18, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff If you company has DOT regulated employees driving DOT regulated trucks, you are required to have random drug testing.  The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requires 50% annual...

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May 18, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers Staff POCT, on site or instant drug testing has one huge benefit, you get negative drug test results back the same day and you can put the applicant to work immediately.  If it is an existing...

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May 15, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff US Drug Test Centers, a division of The Vaccine Center, is the premier company for all of your non-DOT drug and alcohol testing. We offer a variety of drug tests that are fast, convenient...

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Posted: May 15 2015

May 15, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff   SAMHSA has proposed some changes to the HHS (Department of Health and Human Services) drug testing guidelines.  These updates once finalized would add some new acronyms to the drug...

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May 5, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff Last Tuesday, the Texas State Sentate approved an ethics measure with a 30-1 vote in favor of drug testing would-be candidates running for office. Under this bill, any candidate seeking office in...

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Posted: May 03 2015

May 3, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff   US Drug Test Centers operates a regional office in Chicago, Illinois - The Vaccine Center - Chicago.  This center in Chicago offers many drug testing services to employers and...

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April 27, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff If you need a hair test you have come to the right place.  US Drug Test Centers has facilities nationwide to offer hair testing with immediate service.  Call today to order a hair drug...

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Posted: Apr 17 2015

April 17, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff US Drug Test Centers – DOT Drug Testing - 5 Reasons Why We Can Help You! US Drug Test Centers is the premier company for all DOT drug and alcohol testing. Our programs give you...

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April 8, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff With the much anticipated rematch between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao scheduled for May 5th 2015 in Las Vegas, the debate over drug testing has finally been settled. According to CSB...

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April 7, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff SAMHSA-HHS Certified Laboratories have met the rigorous forensic toxicology standards required to guarantee the legal defensibility of actions taken based on a drug test result. This is why...

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April 7, 2015 Written by US Drug Test Centers staff When looking to hire individuals that will contribute to the success of your business you will need to appeal to quality candidates. One of the simplest ways to do that is by creating a safe work...

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