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Drug Testing Resources for Lawyers - TrueTest Labs, Elk Grove Villae, IL

New: Drug Testing Resources for Attorneys

Oct 8, 2019

TrueTest Labs has long been a trusted partner with law firms and attorneys when it comes to court ordered drug testing. As part of that partnership, we have created a page of resources for lawyers, including a blank court order for drug testing, a downloadable list of drug categories and brand names, and a full…

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What employers need to know about the FMCSA Clearinghouse - DOT

Employers and the Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

Aug 22, 2019

The FMCSA’s Drug and Alcohol clearinghouse is a database that keeps records on all commercial drivers, including those with learning permits. The goal is to provide up to date information to government agencies and employers in order to maintain safety on the roads and protect others from those with drug and alcohol violations.  What Employers…

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Prenatal DNA Test: Getting a DNA Test While Pregnant

Jul 25, 2019

In an era where nearly 40% of all births are to single mothers, one way to empower these moms is through prenatal DNA testing. Getting a DNA test while pregnant helps the single mother-to-be feel at ease, knowing who the father is. Can a Paternity DNA Test Be Done During Pregnancy? A sometimes uncomfortable but…

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On-site Mobile Drug Testing by TrueTest Labs

We Come To You: Mobile Drug Testing Services

Jun 20, 2019

Mobile drug testing services are available for groups of employees or on-the-spot testing for individuals. Employers often have drug testing policies that require regular or random drug tests. On-site testing makes that easier, less disruptive and more cost effective for employers. It can also help in a pinch when there’s an incident that requires an…

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Hair Testing for Legal or Family Court Purposes

Hair Testing for Legal or Family Court Purposes

Jun 10, 2019

Court ordered drug tests often come up in family law, especially around child custody and visitation issues. These tests can be ordered as part of the proceedings and for ongoing, random testing. One of the best methods for drug testing is with hair. Why? The advantages of hair testing for legal and court-ordered testing include:…

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DOT Drug Testing at TrueTest Labs

A Failed DOT Drug or Alcohol test for FMCSA: Now What?

May 5, 2019

DOT Drug Testing is serious business, and both drivers and employers need to understand what’s at stake with these tests. Even a refusal to take a test will put a driver in the return-to-duty protocol to get back on the road. Therefore, it’s important for both parties to understand what is involved. Starting in January…

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Does CBD show up on a drug test? - TrueTest Labs, Chicago

Does CBD show up on a drug test?

Apr 1, 2019

No. CBD will not show up on a drug test. Tests for cannabis (marijuana) look for THC, the active compound in pot. However, there are things that can cause a false (or not so false) positive test result. Let’s take a look at it can affect drug testing. What is CBD? Why are people using…

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Can You Test for Vaping - Drug Tests at TrueTest Labs

Does Vaping Show Up on Drug Tests?

Mar 1, 2019

You’ve seen it — that big puff cloud coming out of somebody’s car or even out of their face. It’s the new trend in ‘smoking.’ These electronic devices are replacing cigarettes as the new way to get nicotine and THC. You may wonder, Does vaping show up on drug tests? Well, there are a few…

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Confidential and Safe DNA Testing - TrueTest Labs

Keeping Your Tests Safe and Confidential

Feb 1, 2019

Privacy has been in the headlines lately. Whether it’s concern over social media using user data or data breaches by hackers offering personal information on the dark web, people have every reason to worry about privacy more than ever. The popularity of DNA services has only added fuel to the fire. TrueTest labs takes these…

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Nationwide Corporate Drug Tests - TrueTest Labs

Get Your Corporate Labs Tests Done Anywhere!

Jan 14, 2019

TrueTest Labs makes ordering lab tests for your employees very simple.  Fill out our online order form to place the order and the donor receives a collection authorization with instructions on where and when to go.  Results are then delivered via email or through your account portal. We have access to thousands of collection sites…

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