Midwest Illicit Drug Crisis: Identifying Signs of Drug Abuse in a Loved One

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Approaching a loved one with concerns about their drug use is not easy. Doctor ordered appropriate drug testing can help determine the best course of action.

Identifying Marijuana Use

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Marijuana, also known as cannabis, is a plant material obtained from cannabis sativa. It is used as medication or recreational purposes. Although the Cannabis plant contains hundreds of compounds, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC or THC) is psychoactive and produces several pharmacological effects. Hashish is the product created from the resin of marijuana flowers.  Hash oil or cannabis oil is an oleoresin extracted […]

United Nations Spotlights Hair Drug Testing in Brazil

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International dignitaries, politicians, regulators, scientists, and experts from the transportation sector gathered at the United Nations (UN) on April 27, 2018 to share with the world how Brazil uses hair drug testing technology to help keep its roads safe and reduce traffic fatalities. Research shows that Brazilian professional drivers use drugs to delay sleep and […]