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...

2019 Update: Marijuana In The Workplace - Blueline Services Background Check and Drug Testing Trusted Company
2019 Update: Marijuana In The Workplace

Over 80% of employers are concerned about safety in the workplace with regards to marijuana's recreational legalization in many states, according to Current Consulting Group's 2019 employer survey. One of the biggest worries or impacts following marijuana's legalization is the potential for high costs at employers'...

What Exactly Is A Substance Abuse Professional - DOT Drug Testing Regulated - Blueline Services
What Exactly Is A Substance Abuse Professional?

A Substance Abuse Professional or SAP plays a very important role in drug and alcohol testing and keeping an effective drug-free workplace program. Certain safety-sensitive positions require employers to have a designed SAP, like those that are under Department of Transportation regulation. However, it is...