Drug Screening and Marijuana Legalization

Drug Screening and Marijuana Legalization

Should I continue to test my applicants for marijuana?

Across the nation marijuana laws are changing rapidly. Since California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana in 1996, public perception of the drug for recreational and compassionate use has also been shifting quickly.
Since California’s legalization vote, voters and legislatures in twenty-two additional states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for compassionate use. Four of these states have also decriminalized marijuana for recreational use.
Questions concerning the efficacy of marijuana for medical purposes, or the economic impact of legalizing the drug for recreational purposes could be raised in regards to legalization, but in the world of human resources and talent acquisition only one question really matters: Should I continue to test my applicants for marijuana?

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HR Luncheon Event: What Employers Need to Know About Background Checks, Drug Screening and E-Verify / Form I-9 Compliance

Learn from the experts: Join A-Check Global & AppleOne Employment Services for a Special Complimentary Luncheon Presentation Thursday December 4th at A-Check’s headquarters in Riverside, CA. Attendees will earn 2.0 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. View Event Flyer (PDF) Continue reading “HR Luncheon Event: What Employers Need to Know About Background Checks, Drug Screening and E-Verify / Form I-9 Compliance”

HR Impact Webinar Series – Save Time & Money: Improving Efficiency in Pre-Employment Drug Testing

HR Impact Webinar Series – Save Time & Money: Improving Efficiency in Pre-Employment Drug Testing

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You are cordially invited to join A-Check and Premier Biotech for a 30 minute webinar providing insight on innovative ways you can conduct your pre-employment drug tests.

Explore a unique cloud based solution for oral fluid drug testing results reporting and management developed specifically for workplace pre-employment drug testing to automate result interpretation — eliminate test subjectivity, increase visibility into key metrics such as positivity rates, and ensure chain of custody integrity. Continue reading “HR Impact Webinar Series – Save Time & Money: Improving Efficiency in Pre-Employment Drug Testing”

2014 HR Impact Webinar Series: Point of Care Drug Testing Methods, Their Proper Use and Impact on Time to Hire

2014 HR Impact Webinar Series: Point of Care Drug Testing Methods, Their Proper Use and Impact on Time to Hire

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Join A-Check and Premier Biotech for a pre-recorded 30 minute webinar providing an objective comparison of Point of Care (instant) Drug Testing Methods vs. Lab-based screening. Learn about best practices, detectability windows and sensitivity cutoffs. Determine which method is best suited for your organization’s Drug Free Workplace program. View Webinar (30 min. plus 15 min Q&A)  Continue reading “2014 HR Impact Webinar Series: Point of Care Drug Testing Methods, Their Proper Use and Impact on Time to Hire”

Substance Abuse Screening Options: Instant Drug Detection Devices

Today’s generation of advanced instant screening devices allow employers to clear and place applicants with speed and peace of mind.

For employers and job functions not regulated by DOT, the use of these devices can mean the difference between instant placement of an applicant and two days wait through a lab-based urinalysis process.

Available evidence shows virtually no difference in error rates between lab-based substance abuse screening and reputable instant-detection type devices, making them an ideal option that delivers results faster and more economically.

T-CUP – Instant Urinalysis Cups
A-Check offers the Premier Biotech T-CUP, an instant drug detection cup that features detection of up to 15 drugs of abuse with an accuracy of 99 percent. Results are available in as little as one minute. The T-CUP is fast, efficient and economical.

ORAL DETECT – Instant Oral Fluid Drug Detection
For a less intrusive method with virtually no “ick” factor, A-Check offers the Premier Biotech ORAL DETECT, a unique and innovative oral fluid drug testing device that delivers accurate results in as little as 6 minutes. Oral Detect eliminates the need for controlled collection sites and same-sex collectors, prevents adulteration, and eliminates “shy bladder” issues.

Regulated Industries
For our regulated industries clients covered under DOT rules, A-Check offers a comprehensive suite of lab-based drug and alcohol screening services tailored to the needs of each client, ensuring compliance and safety. A-Check has extensive experience in development and management of DOT programs covered under FMCSA, FAA, and PHMSA agencies.

the 2012 DOT Random Testing Rates Notice from the Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance.

Partnering with an experienced third party administrator like A-Check for your substance abuse screening program ensures the effectiveness of this crucial link in your organization’s risk mitigation strategy. Contact A-Check today to discuss how we can help you meet your organization’s substance abuse screening needs.