Tox Tuesday: Workplace drug testing

For the second consecutive year, data is showing that the percentage of American workers testing positive for illicit drugs—including marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamines—is on the rise and has increased from 4.3% in 2013 to 4.7% in 2014.

The data, complied by Quest Diagnostics, took into account 6.6 million urine drug tests and 1.1 million oral […]

Tox Tuesday: LSD

LSD is one of the most well known hallucinogenic drugs, and one of the strongest.

Also known as acid, LSD causes hallucinations that include a distorted perception of time and space along with mood changes and impaired judgment (this impairment can lead to injury given the inability to perceive danger). LSD causes dilated pupils, and […]

England and Wales Cricket Board drug tests hair of all players in pilot program

Following the drug-related death of one of its players, the Professional Cricketers Association and England and Wales Cricket Board have instituted a pilot program to investigate the possible extent of drug usage amongst its players.

In a BBC article, the aim of the pilot project was stated as “discovering how widely cocaine and cannabis, among […]