Latest Drug Abuse Research shows upward trend in usage.. Marijuana use has doubled. Opioids continue to be the leading cause of death.
Like most of us, you may be struggling with business issues under current COVID-19 conditions. How long will it last? What do I do about my workforce? On and on. Now there’s government help during the COVID-19 pandemic. We here at JumpStart Profit are committed to protecting and growing our clients’ profits. The Federal Government
Sadly, the latest school shooting recently took place in Colorado, not far from Columbine. So school violence and shootings are concerns to all parents. The FBI just endorsed a 16-minute video program, “Beyond Lockdown” detailing valuable tips to prevent and control school shootings. It provides guidance for important questions. What are the warning signs? Which
As the 2018 enters its last quarter, research has been compiled and reported to show the latest drug use trends. Across the board, the news is not good. Incidence of abuse continues to rise as decriminalization expands. So, addiction, accidents, and deaths are following suit. And, here are some topline results on the latest drug
Over the past 10 years, we drug tested between 50 and 100 employees every day for our clients. In the process, we have heard quite a variety of excuses for failed drug tests. Whether you are an employer or parent being offered an excuse for a failed drug test, my best advice is “don’t buy
A recent study showed 70% of Colorado’s pot shops recommending marijuana to pregnant women (1) . Cause for alarm is the many studies linking marijuana, pregnancy, and birth defects. So much so that even The March of Dimes recommends against getting high while pregnant. (2) It’s probably a good idea to abstain completely. Even avoid consuming
It has been my honor to serve on the FBI Citizens’ Academy Board of Directors. Recently, I saw some things that the FBI learned from the mass shooting tragedy at the Pulse nightclub in Florida. For the first time in a mass shooting incident, the Pulse’s onsite videocams were able to capture the actions of
Synthetic marijuana (aka Spice or K2) use has grown dramatically in recent years. Correspondingly, recent reports are showing a spike in synthetic pot emergency room visits. Symptoms include excessive bleeding from the eyes, nose, ears, and gums (1). Alarmingly, others report seizures and even death (2) What Is Synthetic Marijuana? Synthetic pot first showed up