Drug Testing Employees – Legal Considerations

There are Legal Considerations When Drug Testing Employees Drug testing employees can help ensure that a business is a safe and productive environment, and will help businesses to avoid claims of negligent hiring. Small businesses especially bear the burden of needing to drug test. According to The National Drug-Free Workplace Alliance, drug users generally won’t …

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The Cold Hard Facts on Prescription Drug Abuse

When most of us think of drug abuse, we think of “street drugs” such as heroin, cocaine and other narcotics. When we think of addiction, we think of snorting, huffing, smoking and needles. When we think of drug-related deaths, we may conjure an image of a crack-addict living on the street lying cold and lifeless. …

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Random Drug Testing Supports Accountability, Helps Stop Teen Drug Use

Are you enabling your child’s drug use? As parents, there’s nothing more frustrating or disappointing than discovering that your child has been using drugs. However, for many teens, a slap on the wrist or lost privileges is not enough to keep teens away from drugs. Without even realizing it, you may be enabling your teen’s …

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Drug Testing by Parents Can Help Stop Teenage Drug Use Is drug testing by parents necessary?  Is your teen using drugs? For one out of every three parents, that answer is “yes.” Drug testing may be the answer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, 39.9 percent …

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Recreational Drugs Have Unintended Consequences.

Folks who use and abuse recreational drugs do so after weighing the risks and benefits associated with recreational drug use. Or maybe not. But they should know the consequences. Yes, recreational drugs do have unintended consequences: Danger to health Getting caught Addiction The benefits associated with recreational drug use are: Temporary reduction of stress and anxiety Social inclusion …

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