How Do You Know if Your Teenager is Vaping?

Parenting is scary enough and now this: kids are getting hurt and even dying from vaping. There are hundreds of brands of vaping products out there and you don’t know what your teenager is using. So, how do you know if your teenager is vaping? Understand Vaping: Nicotine and THC (Cannabis) The Center for Addiction…

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Legal Marijuana and Drug Testing: An Employer's Guide

Legal recreational marijuana is coming to Illinois on January 1, 2020. Signed into law by Gov. Pritzker, HB 1438 allows for the sale and use of marijuana throughout the state. What does this mean for employers?  Legal Cannabis in Illinois First, let’s take a look at what legal recreational cannabis means here in Chicago and…

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Drug Testing with Legal Marijuana

In January, Illinois will become one of the 11 states that will allow for the legal use of recreational marijuana.  While Illinois has allowed the use of medical marijuana for some time the list of qualifying diseases has kept the market limited.  That will all change in January when anyone over the age of 21…

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Hair Testing for Legal or Family Court Purposes

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

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

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

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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Drug Testing for Teens in Chicago - TrueTest Labs

Drug use among teens has been a growing problem for many years and is increasingly deadly.  Many parents want to know what they can do to combat these issues.  TrueTest Labs in Chicago has developed a comprehensive drug testing program to provide parents with the information they seek.  Is my child using or abusing drugs? …

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