Drug and Alcohol Testing


News

  • NY Listening Sessions on Legalizing Marijuana Under Way

    Treating marijuana the same as alcohol is impossible for several reasons. There are no measurements for marijuana impairment that relate across the board to how we understand alcohol impairment.

    "As we begin the process of creating a model regulated marijuana program, it is critical that we reach communities across the state in order to hear what New Yorkers have to say," Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said. More News

  • HHS Agencies Award $1 Billion in Opioid Grants

    "Addressing the opioid crisis with all the resources possible and the best science we have is a top priority for President Trump and for everyone at HHS," said HHS Secretary Alex Azar. "The more than $1 billion in additional funding that we provided this week will build on progress we have seen in tackling this epidemic through empowering communities and families on the front lines." More News

  • New Chair Elected, Policies Updated for GHSA

    The Governors Highway Safety Association's updated policy statements reflect the latest science and expert consensus to address drugged driving, including zero tolerance laws for illicit drugs, use of electronic warrants, and marijuana open container laws. More News

  • Ohio BWC Program Supports Hiring of Workers in Addiction Recovery

    The Opioid Workplace Safety Program will provide up to $5 million over two years to help employers in Montgomery, Ross, and Scioto counties hire, manage, and retain employees in recovery from addiction. More News

  • Agreement Raises Canadian Investment in Substance Abuse Treatment

    "The opioid crisis continues to have a profound impact on thousands of people and their families across the country. I am pleased that we have signed this agreement with the government of British Columbia to help accelerate access to treatment services," said Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Canada's minister of Health. More News

  • More Montana Pharmacies to Get Drug Collection Boxes

    The 38-gallon boxes and starter packs of liners are being offered at no cost to retail pharmacies and hospitals and clinics with on-site pharmacies to be used to collect and then dispose of prescription drugs. More News


Webinars


Videos

  • Marijuana Safety Road Trip

    NFPA Journal's Jesse Roman takes a trip to Colorado in 2016 to report on the the burgeoning commercial marijuana industry and how public agencies are battling to ensure that marijuana grow and extraction facilities are safe for employees, firefighters, and the public.

  • Boating Safety PSA

    This boating safety public service announcement detailing various important topics to keep everyone safe on the water was created by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarist David Glaser.

  • Bath Salts: It's not a fad... It's a Nightmare

    Bath salts are a non-regulated designer drug comprised of a synthetic cathinone, or amphetamine, that can have dangerous and debilitating effects on those who use them. The adverse health effects from bath salt use can range from agitation to lack of appetite, kidney failure, muscle spasms, severe paranoid delusions, and psychosis. Several cases of long-term patient hospitalization and suicide have been reported. For more information from Navy Medicine on Synthetic Drugs and your health, visit http://go.usa.gov/gwhW.