• Drug Companies Developing “Pure” Hydrocodone

    March 4, 2017

    As reported in Salem’s Statesman Journal on Tuesday, December 27th, 2011, drug companies are currently developing “pure” hydrocodone, which is the nation’s second most abused medicine.  The new pills containing up to 10 times the amount of the drug that’s currently found in medications like Vicodin. Concerned about the potential for abuse and overdose, the […]

  • Bio-Med Introduces New E-Newsletter

    February 24, 2017

    DNA Drug Screening Services is very excited to announce that we are now distributing a regular newsletter by email.  In it, you will find important information about our services, changes in relevant laws and regulations and vital information about trends in drug use. This newsletter is for the general public, not only our clients. If […]

  • ALERT Online Supervisor Training

    February 17, 2017

    Call DNA Drug Screening Services at (408) 993-9998 for log-in credentials. Click here to be directed to the ALERT Training portal.

  • Why Test Your Employees?

    February 10, 2017

    If you aren’t testing your employees, you’re probably losing money. Estimates are that a single drug using employee costs his employer between $9,000 and $21,000 per year.  The cost to enroll one employee in a random testing program in our system is less than $100 per year.*

  • DOT Issues Statement about Legalized Recreational Marijuana

    January 10, 2017

    Department of Transportation sent this bulletin at 12/03/2012 10:53 AM EST DOT OFFICE OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICY AND COMPLIANCE NOTICE Recently, some states passed initiatives to permit use of marijuana for so-called “recreational” purposes. We have had several inquiries about whether these state initiatives will have an impact upon the Department of Transportation’s longstanding […]

  • Marijuana Legalization-Will It Stick?

    December 18, 2016

    On November 6th, Colorado and Washington became the first US states to pass ballot initiatives to legalize marijuana for recreational use, but marijuana remains listed as a Schedule I substance in the Controlled Substance Act, making it illegal on a federal level. The US also has signed several international treaties that obligate it to keep […]

  • Powerful and Dangerous New Designer Hallucinogen, “25I” Hits the Streets

    December 11, 2016

    A new synthetic (“designer”) drug has recently emerged, a powerful hallucinogen nicknamed “25I.” Commonly described as a “synthetic LSD,” this powerful synthetic has already claimed the lives of several young people, most recently, a 21 year old festival goer in New Orleans. Read about that overdose death here. Very little is known about this substance, technically […]

  • Fatal Truck Crash Linked to “Spice,” Twentieth “Spice” Death in US

    December 3, 2016

    Fiery fatal truck crash on I-94 in Wis. linked to synthetic marijuana August 4, 2012 – 9:47 PM A man’s death in the crash was the third death of a Minnesotan linked to the dangerously unpredictable substances. A truck driver has been charged with two felonies for allegedly smoking synthetic marijuana before causing a fiery nighttime […]

  • ASAM Opposes State Ballot Measures to Legalize Marijuana

    November 25, 2016

    July 30, 2012 Physicians should take lead against efforts in Colorado, Washington and Oregon. The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) opposes proposals to legalize marijuana anywhere in the United States, including three state measures on November 2012 ballots. Legalization initiatives in Colorado, Washington and Oregon create unacceptable risks to public health, according to a white paper approved by the ASAM Board of Directors at […]