Xanax: How It Can Impact Your Drug Test

Medications in drug test samples

When we think of drug testing for pre-employment screenings or other regulatory purposes, most of us think of illicit drugs like cocaine, heroin, and even marijuana. However, there are many prescription medications that can alter the results of your drug test or cause you to fail entirely, which can lead to devastating consequences in both…

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How Effective Are Random Drug Tests In The Workplace?

Workplace safety through random drug testing

As an employer, you may have some questions about Workplace Drug Testing. Is it effective? Did I make the right decision? One of the more important questions when thinking about the types of workplace drug testing you are doing may come across as “how effective are random drug tests in the workplace?” This article will…

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Fentanyl Laced Drugs: Where They Come From and How to Avoid Them

Fentanyl Laced Drugs

As authorities and medical personnel struggle to cope with the growing number of fentanyl-related overdoses in the United States, one recurring issue is the hidden presence of fentanyl in other less-lethal substances. These fentanyl-laced drugs not only pose a significant health threat to individuals who ingest them unknowingly, but they also make it difficult for…

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Workplace Drug Testing: How S&G Labs Ensures Quality Results

Laboratory testing

You’ve decided that it is time for your company to implement a workplace drug testing policy.  But you have no idea the proper standards of the industry, or where you should even start. Thankfully, S&G Labs Hawaii is an emerging specialist in the field of workplace drug testing. With years of standard toxicology medical laboratory experience,…

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Should I Drug Test My Remote Employees?

Networking with remote employees

As the world continues to adjust to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, more and more workers are opting to forego a return to the office, and instead have committed themselves to make remote work a permanent part of working life. But what does this shift in the working atmosphere mean for the future of employee drug…

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Rainbow Fentanyl: The New Street Drug That Parents Need To Know About

colorful rainbow fentanyl pills

It’s no secret that synthetic opioids like fentanyl have gained a troubling amount of popularity amongst drug dealers and their customer base in recent years, rapidly becoming one of the leading causes of overdose-related deaths in the United States. But in 2022, an even more concerning version of this already dangerous substance has slowly risen…

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Naloxone: What It Is and How it Saves Lives

Naloxone Medication

When it comes to treating a potential opioid overdose, every second that passes increases the risk of long-term side effects and, in severe cases, death.   That’s why it’s critical for medical professionals and civilians alike to have access to life-saving medications that can stop an opioid overdose before it reaches the point of no return,…

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