Drug Testing Index archives

  • Setpember 15, 2016 Drug Positivity in U.S. Workforce Rises to Highest Level in a Decade, Quest Diagnostics Analysis Finds. Download the 2016 Drug Testing Index brochure.
     
  • June 9, 2015  Illicit Drug Positivity Rate Increases Sharply in Workplace Testing Finds Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index Analysis of Employment Drug Tests. Watch the Drug Testing Trends video featuring Dr. Barry Sample.
     
  • September 11, 2014  Workforce Drug Test Positivity Rate Increases for the First Time in 10 Years, Driven by Marijuana and Amphetamines, Finds Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index Analysis of Employment Drug Tests. Download the 2014 Drug Testing Index brochure.
     
  • November 18, 2013  Drug Use Among American Workers Declined 74% Over the Past 25 Years, Finds Unprecedented Analysis of More Than 125 Million Workplace Urine Drug Tests. Read our Celebrating 25 Years of the Drug Testing Index™ blog series. Watch our archived webinar called "25 Years of Workplace Drug Testing in America: Milestones and Lessons Learned Since the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988." Download the Drug Testing Index 25th Anniversary edition brochure.
     
  • March 7, 2013   Pre-employment Drug Test Positives Increase More Than 5%, According to New Data from Drug Testing Index   
     
  • March 13, 2012   Cocaine Positives Spike 33% After New Government Rule for Safety-Sensitive Workers. Amphetamines Positives Jump Nearly 26% After New Rule, Continuing Upward Trend, Shows Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index. Watch Meth Trends Video.
     
  • October 11, 2011   Hydrocodone and Oxycodones Lead U.S. General Workforce Positives, Outranked Only by Marijuana, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index
     
  • September 2, 2011   Hawaii, Arkansas and Oklahoma Lead the Nation for Methamphetamine Use in the Workforce, Reveals Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index 
     
  • January 31, 2011   Oral Fluid Reveals More Heroin Use Than Previously Believed, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index
     
  • September 16, 2010   U.S. Worker Use of Prescription Opiates Climbing, Shows Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index
     
  • November 20, 2009   New Hair Data Validate Sharp Downward Trend in Cocaine and Methamphetamine Positivity in General U.S. Workforce, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index
     
  • May 6, 2009   Cocaine Use Among U.S. Workers Declines Sharply in 2008, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index
     
  • March 12, 2008   Use of Methamphetamine Among U.S. Workers and Job Applicants Drops 22 Percent in 2007 and Cocaine Use Slows Dramatically, Reports Quest Diagnostics
     
  • August 9, 2007   Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index Finds Cocaine Use At 10-Year Low Among U.S. Workers
     
  • March 7, 2007   Drug Use Hits New Low Among U.S. Workers in 2006, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index
     
  • June 19, 2006   Amphetamines Use Declined Significantly Among U.S. Workers in 2005, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index
     
  • December 1, 2005   Amphetamines Drug-Test Positives Are Up Among Safety-Sensitive Workers in the First Half of 2005, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index
     
  • May 16, 2005   Amphetamines Use in the Workplace Continued to Grow, According to Quest Diagnostics 2004 Drug Testing Index
     
  • July 22, 2004   Increased Use of Amphetamines Linked to Rising Workplace Drug Use, According to Quest Diagnostics 2003 Drug Testing Index: Opiate Use Increases Noticeably
     
  • November 5, 2003   Drug Use Climbed in the U.S. Workforce in the First Half of 2003, Driven by Continued Use of Amphetamines, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index
     
  • May 27, 2003   Amphetamine Use Increases in the General U.S. Workforce, According to Quest Diagnostics 2002 Drug Testing Index
     
  • June 28, 2002   Workplace Drug Use Decreased After September 11, 2001, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index