http://usamdt.com - Creating and maintaining a drug-free workplace improves productivity, lowers costs, and makes employees safer. Putting a plan in place can be an extremely involved or much more simple process depending on whether you, as an employer, want to try and go it alone or choose a reliable drug testing service that also includes employee and... Read More »The post How to Talk to Your Empolyees About Substance Abuse appeared first on Denver South, Colorado.
http://usamdt.com - Medical marijuana is now legal in 23 states and the District of Columbia, with more likely to follow. There’s no need to confuse marijuana’s potential for addiction with advocacy claims of the medical applications. Marijuana is either addictive or it’s not. Research has proven that it is possible to become addicted and the purpose of use—recreational... Read More »The post Can Medical Marijuana Users Get Addicted? appeared first on Atlanta, Georgia.
http://usamdt.com - In October, two Denver marijuana growers—Colorado Care Facility and TruCannabis—voluntarily recalled several dozen marijuana products due to potentially dangerous and unapproved pesticides. Products including marijuana flowers and hash concentrates were recalled after they tested positive for Mycobutanil, Imidacloprid, and Spiromefesin, none of which can be used legally on marijuana in the state. Some of the... Read More »The post Shocker: Marijuana Recalled Over Unapproved, Dangerous Chemicals appeared first on Denver South, Colorado.
http://usamdt.com - It may be hard to believe that elected officials have not undergone the level of scrutiny that would make drug abuse apparent, but being a member of Congress doesn’t grant superpowers. The fact is no one is immune to drug abuse and addiction, but while Congress has spent the last few years pushing for drug... Read More »The post Overwhelming Majority of Americans Want Congress Drug Tested! appeared first on Atlanta, Georgia.
http://usamdt.com - Trick-or-treating is a fun way for young children to celebrate Halloween, but it also raises concerns for many parents. While candy tampering isn’t common, human nature dictates that there are those who would go to lengths to harm others—and no one wants to have their child be a statistic, no matter how likely or unlikely. The... Read More »The post Trick or Treat? How to Avoid Marijuana Edibles this Halloween appeared first on Denver South, Colorado.
http://usamdt.com - Faraday and Tesla. Those two names have been engaged in an electric tug of war that continues right up to the present day. Faraday discovers electrolysis; Tesla picks up on alternating current. Tesla (the company) builds an electric car, Faraday Future (the company) prepares to follow suit, and follow it better—to the tune of $1... Read More »The post Georgia Being Considered for $1 Billion Electric Car Factory appeared first on Atlanta, Georgia.
http://usamdt.com - Drug testing is part of a healthy workplace. The benefits have been documented and it’s not just something that is the province of specific industries like aviation and mass transit—industries required to test as a matter of public safety. Employers have liability, insurance, and productivity concerns, but it really seems to bother some organizations that those... Read More »The post Drug Testing is NOT a Violation of Your Privacy appeared first on Denver South, Colorado.
http://usamdt.com - According to experts at a recent Atlanta Summit on Exploding Heroine Abuse and Overdose Deaths in Georgia, heroin abuse is poised to become the Peach State’s most critical public health issue. Opioid abuse is no longer limited to the mean streets, but has rapidly spread into the suburbs, where many of Atlanta’s employees make their homes.... Read More »The post A Trip to the Lab Isn’t Required for Drug Testing in Atlanta appeared first on Atlanta, Georgia.
http://usamdt.com - This December, the latest installment of one of the most popular movie franchises in the galaxy will make millions of dollars in ticket sales and billions in merchandise. In fact, the “selling of Star Wars” has already begun, with a manufactured “Force Friday” sales holiday in early September. Even the almost universally panned “prequel” trilogy... Read More »
http://usamdt.com - Doctors pledge to heal and reject harm and mischief, yet some flaunt the professional oath they observe when they prescribe drugs with little legitimate medical use for illegitimate medical needs. In the case of medical marijuana, it’s not just a joke or sitcom cliché that some physicians will write a script for just about anything... Read More »The post Medical Marijuana Docs Push Boundaries appeared first on Denver South, Colorado.
http://usamdt.com - On one hand, painkillers have recently attracted a lot of negative attention, and for good reason. Did you know, for example, 80 percent of the painkillers consumed worldwide are consumed in the United States, despite the fact that Americans make up only 5 percent of the world’s population? Or that prescriptions for these drugs have... Read More »The post 10 Myths About People Who Take Painkillers appeared first on Atlanta, Georgia.
http://usamdt.com - The news is alarming—in light of the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area’s (RMHIDTA) 2015 report on the impact of marijuana legalization in Colorado, the American College of Pediatricians (ACPEDS) has updated its recommendations on marijuana use by adolescents and come down squarely against legalization. Among the ACPED’s most disturbing concerns is growing scientific... Read More »