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Drug & Alcohol Regulation Updates Newsletters

Current Issue

Issue 75: July 2022

  • Preliminary Management Information System (MIS) Results
  • State & Local Legislation Prohibiting Testing for Marijuana Does Not Apply to DOT Employers
  • Operators of Revenue Service Vehicles on Transit or Private Property Are Covered
  •  Previous Employers Must Respond to Requests for DOT Testing Information
  • Cancelled Random Tests Do Not Count Toward Minimum Requirements
  • What Happens When a Collector Finds Items Used to "Beat" A Drug Test?
  • CBD is Not Regulated and May Generate a THC Positive
  • Grantee's Access to Records when Maintained by a Third-party Administrator (TPA)
  • Dedicated Employer Representative (DER) Must Remove Employee from Safety-Sensitive Functions While Awaiting Split Specimen Test Results
  • Obtaining Contractor Records
  • Drug and Alcohol Substance Abuse Trainings Available
  • Prescription Medication Cannot be Verified Solely Using Photographs
  • Finding a Qualified Substance Abuse Professional (SAP)
  • Step 1 of the Custody and Control Form (CCF) - Collection Site Address
  • What Will the MRO Report to the DER When There Is a Laboratory Positive, Adulterated, or Substituted Test Result?

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Last updated: Wednesday, July 6, 2022