Reference documents

Drugs of Abuse 2011 PDF 6 MB (large - will take a while to download and open, then save)

Drugs of Abuse Fact Sheets 2011 PDF 1MB

Random Testing - Best Practices PDF

How to use Spreadsheet to Randomly Select Employees for Drug or Alcohol Testing PDF

Instant Drug Testing Kits: Let the Buyer Beware

Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications Took Kit for Workplace Safety- Feb 2012 PDF 20MB - Large file, will take long time to open.

Roster Import Tools

Download the Compact Roster Import Spreadsheet
For use by most new clients when setting up a new random testing program. List your employees to be added to a new random pool (or to update an existing pool)

Download the Complex Roster Import Spreadsheet
For use when you are switching from an existing program. Besides transferring rosters for random pools, we can bulk-import historical testing records, etc. Contact Drug Free Business MRO section first for special instructions and help before using.

 

Other Reference Documents and Tools

Alcohol Biomarkers SAMHSA/DHHS 2012 Revision PDF

Commentary on Drug Testing Public Assistance  Recipients - IBH PDF

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator - mapping and data program to locate drug and alcohol treatment centers in your state.

SAMHSA Email Updates

 

 

 

Sign up to receive email updates from Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on drug abuse & prevention, behavioral health topics, campaigns, initiatives, webinars, and more.

Alcohol Screening Self Assessment

Drug Screeinng Self Assessment

Illicit Drug Use Maps - by state - revised 2012

Spice, Bath Salts - SAMHSA Advisory

DEA: Drug Slang Code Words May 2017

DEA 2016 National Drug Threat Assessment (Nov 2016)

Why drug legalization is a bad idea
for your workplace

New   Update of Cannabis and its medical use 2015 Bertha Madras

New   Don't Drop Marijuana from your Drug Testing Panel Video

New   Washington State / Marijuana in Fatal Crashes report 2015

New   What Will Legal Marijuana Cost Employers 2015

new   Workplace Drug Testing in the Era of Legal Marijuana 2015

Updated The DEA Position on Marijuana April 2013

The DEA Position on Marijuana: The fallacy of marijuana for medicinal use. July 2010 PDF

Cannabis Toxicity and Adverse Biological Activity. Jan 2010 PDF

Medical Marijuana Reflects an Indifference to Public Health by Bertha K Madras, Phd. Feb 2011 PDF. Bertha K. Madras is a Professor of Psychobiology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and former Deputy Director for Demand Reduction in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy.

Indifference to Public Health by Bertha K. Madras, PhD. PDF

What Every American Should Know About Medical Marijuana ONDCP 2007 PDF

Speaking Out Against Drug Legalization Oct 2010 PDF

The Facts on Marijuana  National Association of Drug Court Professionals Sept 2010 PDF

Propostition 19: The Impact on the Workplace California Chamber of Commerce PDF. Although Prop 19 was defeated, this document showing the workplace implications of legalizing marijuana is useful for other states.

Drugged Driving Research: A White Paper. Prepared for the National Institute on Drug Abuse, March 31, 2011 by Robert L DuPont, M.D., Institute for Behavior and Health.
Intro: Drugged driving is a significant public health and public safety problem in the United States and abroad, as documented through a growing body of research. Among the research conducted in the US is the 2009 finding that 33% of fatally injured drivers with known drug test results were positive for drugs other than alcohol. Among randomly stopped weekend nighttime drivers who provided oral fluid and/or blood specimens in 2007, 16.3% were positive for drugs.

2008 Marijuana Sourcebook: Marijuana - The Greatest Cause of Illegal Drug Abuse
Office of National Drug Control Policy Executive Office of the President
The data summary on these pages looks at marijuana use patterns and trends, health effects, criminal justice aspects, the supply network, and the issue of so-called medical marijuana.

The Drugged Driving Problem

Why We Should Not Legalize Marijuana Dr. Robert L. DuPont, Ex-Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse (In a study of fatally injured drivers in Washington State, 12.7 percent tested positive for marijuana.)

'Normalizing' Drug Use? July 2011 PDF This brief paper is a synoptic review of decriminalisation reform endeavours. Specifically it looks at: what constitutes 'normalisation'; what it affirms; and some of the debilitating consequesnces of the strategy of 'normilisation' of drug use. It also questions the legitimacy of this position in the light of irrefutable evidence of the health and community harms of illicit drug use, causing damage to the health and wellbeing of both individuals and of society. Published with permission of Dalgarno Institute.

Smoking Pot doubles risk of serious crash: Cannabis consumption - Motor Vehicle collision risk. Feb. 12, 2012. Mark Asbridge, Assoc. Prof. Dalhousie Univ.  Acute cannabis consumption is associated with an increased risk of a motor vehicle crash, especially for fatal collisions. This information could be used as the basis for campaigns against drug impaired driving, developing regional or national policies to control acute drug use while driving, and raising public awareness.

Marijuana emergency room visits up 52%  Dawn Highlights Feb 22, 2013