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What do AMP Drug Tests Screen For

So you’ve been told that you might be taking an AMP drug test, but what substance does AMP screen for? AMP is the medical abbreviation for amphetamines and the drugs that contain them, most of which can be obtained legally through a prescription. Amphetamines are classified as stimulants and are the precursors to many illegal […]

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What Do BUP Drug Tests Screen For?

So you may have heard of something called a BUP drug test, but what is that? Well a BUP analysis screens for the chemical known as Buprenorphine. Buprenorphine also goes by the name of Subutex, Temgesic, or Suboxone; and is given to patients detoxifying from opiate addiction. Opiate addiction is extremely hard to break, often […]

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Does Niacin Work for Passing a Drug Test?

Recently rumors have swirled around the internet that Niacin, also known as Vitamin B3, can help you pass a home drug testing kit. The exact origin of this concept is unknown, none the less it is gaining popularity among teens and adults as a “fail-safe way to pass”. While many people claim success after the […]

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What Do OXY Drug Tests Screen For?

What do OXY drug tests do? Simple, they test for oxycodone, sometimes spelled oxycodin. Oxycodone is a powerful analgesic, or painkiller, available either through the black market or with a doctor’s prescription. Often it goes under numerous generic and copyrighted names. Two of the most commonly prescribe and abused is Percocet and Oxycontin. In recent […]

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What Do THC Drug Tests Screen For

Most people that have to take a THC drug test either for school or as a pre-employment measure might have a few questions; what is this test and what does it look for? THC testing analyzes a person’s urine and detects signs of Cannabinoid use. Cannabinoids are the leftovers (or metabolites) created after Marijuana is […]

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Drug Testing in Schools: What Parents Should Know

As drug use in teens continues to rise, more schools are choosing to randomly drug test students. Many parents are divided about this issue—some welcome it as another tool to steer kids away from drugs. Others view it as intrusive, a process that should be left to parents, not educators. But according to a 2010 […]

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Saliva Drug Testing

Employers and government agencies have embraced drug testing as part of their regular screening processes. Even the United States court system uses this method to drug test its employees. For years, many companies have relied on urine tests. Today, more are turning to saliva drug testing, which is revered as an accurate, non-invasive alternative screening […]

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Teen Drug Abuse: The Latest Statistics

Teen drug abuse is a terrifying topic for parents. Try as they may to talk to their kids about the dangers of drugs, all too often peer pressure simply wins out over obedience and common sense. A national survey called “Monitoring the Future” offers an interesting snapshot of teen drug abuse. Surveys are conducted separately […]

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Nicotine Drug Testing

Cigarettes are a legal drug, one that used to be considered “hip” or cool to abuse. But over the past two or so decades, public opinion has definitely turned. Smoking, by most social standards, is thought of as a bad habit with negative health risks for smokers (and some argue second-hand smokers as well). There […]

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The Cost of Employee Drug Use

The cost of employees using drugs is far greater than one might think at first thought. Perhaps this prospect of associated costs of employee drug use is demurred by the fact that many employers subject their employees to random drug testing and pre-employment drug screening. However, this, contrary to popular belief, does not cause many […]

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