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Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs

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10 06, 2011

SAMHSA Seeking Comments on Oral Fluid Drug Tests

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is soliciting industry and public recommendations on oral fluid drug testing. The information gathered will be used by SAMHSA’s Drug Testing Advisory Board (DTAB) to draft proposed revisions to the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs. The agency is seeking information on various aspects of oral fluid testing, including analytes, cutoffs, specimen validity, collection, collection devices and testing. The board is particularly interested in current, scientific peer reviewed research as well as input from donors on preferred collection methods. Here’s SAMHSA’s list of questions organized by topic: […]

23 07, 2010

OMB Takes a Look at Federal CCF Revisions

The revised Federal Custody and Control Form (CCF) – and the corresponding rule – are being reviewed by the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB), according to a Federal Register notice published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on July 16. SAMHSA’s Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs is seeking OMB approval of the following changes: […]

29 04, 2010

Federal Drug Tests Remain Five-Panel, For Now

In today’s Federal Register, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it was delaying changes to the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs until October 1, 2010. The changes, which were originally scheduled to go into effect on May 1, 2010, include: Adding MDMA, commonly referred to as Ecstasy, to [...]