Yet, another reason why drug testing labs need to be put under better watch, industry leading drug testing lab, LabCorp, suffered a security breach which has potentially exposed millions of user’s private medical information. The attack which reportedly occurred on July 14 resulted in the drug testing lab shutting down access to records on their … Read more Drug Testing Lab, LabCorp, Suffers Major Security Breach
If you’ve received a positive hair follicle drug test result, or you’re just concerned because you have so much riding on the outcome of the test (job, your freedom, etc), there’s a pretty good chance that you’ve thought to yourself, “Is it possible a drug test can be wrong?” First off, let’s just be upfront … Read more Is It Possible A Drug Test Can Be Wrong?
Drug test labs test hair using a controlled process similar to how they test blood or other samples. Because the results may be used for evidentiary purposes in legal cases or for pre-employment screenings, they also follow chain of custody handling rules to ensure that the sample has not been tampered with. Hair Follicle Drug … Read more How Do Drug Test Labs Test Hair?
As soon as someone finds out that they have to take a hair follicle drug test, one of the first questions they’re to ask is “How long does marijuana stay in your hair?” If one looks around on the internet they may find answers ranging from 90 days to 90 years. So how long does … Read more How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your Hair?
One of the key questions people need to understand is, “How Do Drugs Get Into My Hair?” It seems sort of strange that a joint you smoked two weeks ago can be found via testing your hair. Urine, that makes sense. Saliva, again, it makes sense. But how do drugs get into my hair? The … Read more How Do Drugs Get Into My Hair?
NYPD Sgt. Tracy Gittens is claiming that she failed a hair follicle drug test for marijuana due to a hair weave. “I was shocked. I do not do drugs,” said Gittens. She said that the only thing that she could think of that might have caused her to fail the hair follicle drug test was … Read more Hair Weave to Blame for Failed Hair Follicle Drug Test?
There may be some people who have never taken a drug in their life who might be surprised to find out that if they were given a drug test, they could test positive for trace amounts of drugs. According to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Chemistry 10% of sober, drug-free test … Read more Do You Have Trace Amounts of Cocaine On Your Hands?
A Colorado woman who was ordered to submit to a hair follicle drug test is claiming that the lab tech who performed the collection botched the job and butchered her hair, leaving her with a bald spot. The woman, Jenn Christiansen, says she is an admitted marijuana user and was ordered by the courts to … Read more Colorado Woman Claims Hair Drug Test Lab Butchered Her Hair