Workforce Drug Positivity Increases In Multiple Industries - Comprehensive Drug Testing and Background Checks - Blueline Services Blog
Workforce Drug Positivity Increases Within Multiple Industries

Quest Diagnostics, one of our trusted laboratory and clinic partners recently released some new information they found in their yearly Drug Testing Index analysis. We published an article earlier this year all about the 2018 Drug Testing Index results that released findings showing workplace drug positivity...

Marijuana Use Highest In 35 Years Among College Students - Comprehensive Drug Testing Services -Blueline Services Blog
Marijuana Use Highest In 35 Years Among U.S. College Students

College students' use of marijuana in 2018 was at the highest level seen in the past three-and-a-half decades according to a study by the University of Michigan's annual national Monitoring the Future Panel study. Vaping and nicotine also doubled between 2017 and 2018 among college students....

Busting Marijuana Myths - Drug Testing and Background Check Services - Blueline Services
Busting Common Marijuana Myths

With marijuana's recent legalization across many areas in the country, there has been an increase in misinformation being spread about the drug. While there are many reasons behind the legalization of weed, several common arguments in favor of marijuana are unsubstantiated. The Drug & Alcohol...

Marijuana: Frequently Asked Questions FAQs About Drug Test Employees And Background Checks - Blueline Services Blog
Marijuana: Frequently Asked Questions

Working in the drug testing industry, we get a lot of the same questions concerning different drugs, rules, regulations, and screening policies. Quest Diagnostics, one of our laboratory and clinic partners, recently published some answers to their frequently asked questions about marijuana. We often receive...

Multi-State Employers: Key Compliance Considerations - Employment Background Checks and Drug Testing with Blueline Services
Multi-State Employers: Drug Testing Compliance

How do drug testing laws work if you have employees working in more than one state? What if you have an employee that lives in one state and works in another? How does this work with legal medical or recreational marijuana? Being a multi-state employer means...

CBD Oil: What Employer Should Know - Employment Background Checks and Drug Testing Blueline Services
CBD Oil: What Employers Should Know

CBD oil has been rapidly growing in popularity across the country as a cure-all for everything from headaches to anxiety to cancer. CBD or cannabidiol is generally believed to the be active "medical" ingredient in cannabis and is one of over 500 chemicals found in...

America's Invisible Pot Addicts - The Atlantic Article Recap - Comprehensive Employment Background Checks and Drug Testing Blueline Services
America’s Invisible Pot Addicts

A recently published article for The Atlantic, America's Invisible Pot Addicts, takes a look at a side of legalized marijuana use that many Americans may not be aware of. They follow the story of "Evan" a self-proclaimed cannabis addict who has been struggling to get sober....

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Query Plans Available This Fall - Employment Background and Drug Screening Blueline Services DOT Provider
FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Query Plans

With registration for the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse coming up soon, the Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) has announced their query plan options for employers. These query plans will become available for purchase during Clearinghouse registration this fall. All employers of CDL drivers will be...

Drug Masking Laws Updated In California And Delaware - Banning Fake Urine Sales - Blueline Services Background Check and Drug Testing Company
Drug Masking Laws Updated In California and Delaware

California and Delaware have both just passed state laws that prohibit individuals from distributing, delivering, or selling drug masking products. This also includes possessing with intent to distribute, deliver, or sell. In this case, a drug masking product refers to synthetic urine or any substance...

FMCSA Release More Information About Upcoming Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse - Blueline Services Background Checks and Drug Testing Blog
FMCSA Updates With More Information About Clearinghouse

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has recently announced changes to their drug testing and alcohol forms as well as expanded their FAQ section to include more answers to common questions they've been receiving. Set to take effect beginning in 2020, many employers have...