America’s Getting High Again- 18 Oct
Drug test positivity rates are at the highest they’ve been in nearly a decade!
Quest Diagnostics just came out with a report that has shown drug test rates have been steadily increasing over the past three years.
- Marijuana positives increased 47% since 2013 in oral fluid tests
- Amphetamine positivity increased 44%
- 45% of those testing positive for ‘any’ drug were positive for marijuana
- Heroine positivity has increased 146%
“These numbers confirm what many have been saying for years. The increased legalization of marijuana across the country raises issues that employers must address and the prescription abuse epidemic is real.” -Bill Judge, Chief Research Officer
America is getting increasingly high. And we agree that employers need to take action to address these real problems or who knows what could happen “because [employees] got high”…