July 30, 2012 Physicians should take lead against efforts in Colorado, Washington and Oregon. The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) opposes proposals to legalize marijuana anywhere in the United States, including three state measures on November 2012 ballots. Legalization initiatives in Colorado, Washington and Oregon create unacceptable risks to public health, according to a [...]
The slightly satirical article linked below contains a list of horrific and absurd cases of incidents related to MDPV, AKA "bath salts." Some of the content is graphic and adult themed. The article demonstrates the danger of this trending designer drug. In 2011, poison control centers logged more than 61oo emergencies related to bath salts, [...]
In a horrifying incident over Memorial Day weekend in Miami that's made headlines, a man was shot and killed by police as he was chewing the face off another man. Initial reports indicate that the assailant may have been high on a new, potent form of LSD and/or synthetic amphetamines, AKA "bath salts." The victim [...]
Are you concerned about how to address prescription drug abuse in the workplace and home? The abuse of prescription drugs (psychotherapeutics) is growing at epidemic proportions in the US. Manufacturers produce enough hydrocodone and oxycodone per year in this county to supply every citizen with 24 tabs of hydrocodone and 40 tabs of oxycodone. [...]
The tragic hot-air balloon crash on January 9, 2012, in Carterton, New Zealand took the lives of all 11 people on board. A statement just issued by the Transport Accident Investigation Commission state that toxicology reports reveal that the balloon pilot had cannabis in his system at the time of the crash. Despite numerous incidents [...]
New, nationally projectable survey results released today by The Partnership at Drugfree.org and MetLife Foundation found that past-month marijuana use – particularly heavy use – has increased significantly among U.S. high school students since 2008. The Partnership Attitude Tracking Study, sponsored by MetLife Foundation, found that 9 percent of teens (nearly 1.5 million) smoked marijuana heavily (at least 20 times) in [...]
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As reported in Salem's Statesman Journal on Tuesday, December 27th, 2011, drug companies are currently developing "pure" hydrocodone, which is the nation's second most abused medicine. The new pills containing up to 10 times the amount of the drug that's currently found in medications like Vicodin. Concerned about the potential for abuse and overdose, the [...]
Wienhoff Drug Testing brings the collection site to the employer with on-call / on-site urine specimen collection services. Our onsite service is designed to save you money and employee down time. Wienhoff Drug Testing’s collection services are professional, secure and convenient.
Simply stated, if you aren’t testing your employees, you’re probably losing money, lowering moral and compromising an environmentally safe workplace. Estimates are that a single drug using employee costs his employer between $9,000 and $21,000 per year. The cost to enroll one employee in a random testing program in our system is less than $100 [...]
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