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Top 10 Reasons To Update Workplace Drug and Alcohol Policies in 2016

The National Review on Wednesday, January 6, 2016 says: With the beginning of a new year, it is time to make resolutions and review old, outdated workplace policies. Employers who conduct drug and alcohol testing should consider updating their drug and alcohol policies in 2016, particularly if they have not done so in several years. […]

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Krokodil: Deadly and Addictive

Krokodil is an extremely addictive injectable opioid (pronounced like “crocodile”). It is generally contains the active ingredient desomorphine as well as other opioid alkaloids and high concentrations of processing chemicals. This drug is so named in part because users often experience black or green scaly skin as a side effect. Krokodil causes serious damage to the veins and soft tissue […]

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2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health Results

The 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health Results (NSDUH) came out last month. This survey is the primary source of information on the use of illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco in the civilian, non-institutionalized citizens of the United States 12 years old or older. Approximately 67,500 persons are interviewed in NSDUH each year. This survey is very […]

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How Employee Drug Abuse Costs You Money

According to the Drug Free America Foundation, Inc., business owners lose an approximate $100 billion each year due to substance abuse. Here’s a breakdown of how employee drug abuse costs you money: Higher absenteeism and turnover rate More job-related accidents Employees who use drugs are only two thirds as productive as nonusers Increased thefts, equipment damage and other unnecessary […]

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Ryan Northcutt

I’m Running for Man & Woman Of The Year

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man & Woman of the Year (MWOY) campaign is a fundraising competition in communities across the U.S. in which participants vie for the title of Man or Woman of the Year. They raise funds for blood cancer research in honor of local children who are blood cancer survivors, the Boy […]

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