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Do Americans Oppose Workplace Testing For Cannabis?

Washington, DC: A plurality of Americans oppose workplace policies that permit employers to drug test employees for cannabis in states where its off-the-job use is legal, according to nationwide polling data provided by YouGov.com. Forty-four percent of respondents said that they opposed “allowing employers to test workers for marijuana in states where [it] is legal.” Thirty-six percent of respondents supported the policy and 20 …

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How Much Will The Global Drug Testing Market Be Worth By 2027?

New York, March 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Global Drug of Abuse Testing Market (By Product Type, Sample / Test Type, Drug Type, End Users / Setting Type, Region), Impact of COVID-19, Regulatory Status, Recent Developments, 20 Company Profiles – Forecast to 2027” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06249709/?utm_source=GNW 3 million people, or 13 percent of the total …

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Are Fewer Private Sector Companies Testing For Cannabis?

Washington, DC: A diminishing number of private sector employers are testing their workers for the use of controlled substances, according to survey data provided by US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Researchers reported that the percentage of private worksites engaged in drug screening fell by nearly half since 1996, the last time the agency probed the issue. In the latest survey, about 16 percent of …

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What Is Verifique™ And Is It Available At Walmart?

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Veriteque USA, Inc. is announcing the launch of the Verifique brand on Walmart Marketplace in the United States, as a newly registered Seller on the platform. Verifique has listed both of their flagship made in the USA products on the platform, the Verifique Cannabis Detection Test, and the Verifique Fentanyl+ Detection Test. The company intends to list additional products as they continue to …

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Which Athlete Received The First Therapeutic Use Exemption For Medical Cannabis?

DENVER (PRWEB) DECEMBER 13, 2021 WHAT: The first ever American bout with an in-competition Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) in place for medical cannabis. Elias Theodorou (18-3) will be the first sanctioned ‘cannabis athlete’ to compete in the United States, when he heads-up against Bellator veteran Bryan Baker (18-5) in a Pro Middleweight MMA Superfight hosted and promoted by Colorado Combat Club. They headline a …

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Are Employers Dropping Cannabis Drug Testing Requirements To Attract Workers?

Milwaukee, WI: Some employers are abandoning drug testing requirements as a way to attract new hires and to retain current employees, according to survey data compiled by the Manpower Group Pollsters surveyed representatives from over 45,000 employers in North America and Europe. Nine percent of respondents acknowledged that they had “eliminated job screenings or drug tests” as a way to either attract or …

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Does THC In Blood, Oral Fluid Predict Impairment Of Performance?

New South Wales, Australia: Neither the detection of THC nor its metabolites in blood or saliva is predictive of impaired performance, according to a meta-analysis of the relevant literature published in the journal Neuroscience and Behavioral Reviews. Australian researchers reviewed the results from 28 eligible studies (involving 824 participants) that assessed the relationship between THC-related biomarkers and individuals’ performance. They reported that no consistent …

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Can MMA Fighters Compete In The U.S. With A Medical Cannabis Exemption?

DENVER (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 09, 2021 Elias Theodorou, MMA fighter and medical cannabis advocate, will be the first professional athlete to compete with an exemption for the use of medical cannabis in professional sport in the United States. The first ever American bout, with an in-competition Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) in place for medical cannabis, will occur on December 18, 2021. The …

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Can Employers In New York State Drug Test For Cannabis?

New York, NY: Employers may no longer sanction workers for their off-hours marijuana use absent evidence of “articulable symptoms of cannabis impairment,” according to newly issued guidelines provided by the New York Department of Labor. The new rules only permit employers to take disciplinary action if there exists “objectively observable indications that [an] employee’s performance of the essential duties or tasks of their position are decreased or …

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Does The NBA Test For Cannabis?

New York, NY: For the second season in a row, the National Basketball Association has announced that it will suspend the practice of randomly testing players for marijuana. A spokesperson for the league announced last week that it will “extend the suspension of random testing for marijuana for the 2021-22 season and focus our random testing program on performance-enhancing products and drugs of abuse.” …