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Positive drug tests continue to rise, and not just for marijuana

With a growing number of states embracing marijuana for assorted reasons (pain relief, cash crop, recreational use), it’s no surprise that U.S. workers in every sector keep failing urine tests. Drug monitor Quest Diagnostics found that everyone has been doing more of everything (cocaine, pot, meth) over the past few years. The results of its latest survey shows double-digit leaps in employee drug use across the board, with notable spikes in “consumer-facing industries, including jobs in retail and health care and social assistance.”
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