We are the hair testing Pioneer & Leader

WE ARE THE HAIR TESTING PIONEER & LEADER Psychemedics Corporation is the world’s leading drug testing company using hair. Psychemedics’ patented hair analysis technology is trusted by Fortune 500 companies, police forces, courts, schools and parents all over the world. > ABOUT PSYCHEMEDICS Psychemedics was established in 1987 to provide testing for drugs of abuse ... Read more

PMD vs Urine

WOULD YOU RISK NOT MEDIATING AN AVOIDABLE WORKPLACE THREAT? Why did you start drug testing in the first place? We bet it is because you know that a habitual drug user brings risks to work every day. Psychemedics is trusted by the most recognized names in business to keep those risks outside their workplaces. > ... Read more

Psychemedics + Urine Testing?

Psychemedics + Urine Testing? More trucking firms are adding Psychemedics to drug testing protocols. Here is why. In 2005, J.B. Hunt extended their DOT-mandated urine testing program to include a Psychemedics hair test. Their logic was simple. Hunt felt a urine test was too easy to cheat and they needed to tighten their process to ... Read more

Why Does Cost-Per-Positive Matter?

Why Does Cost-Per-Positive Matter? Because it is an Objective-Based Measurement of the drug testing investment. > Know your objectives to calculate your costs. Especially through the past two years the need to protect a business from substance abuse has been amplified. In the midst of a pandemic, an epidemic has raged---and largely remained a second-page ... Read more

PMD vs Urine

WOULD YOU RISK NOT MEDIATING AN AVOIDABLE WORKPLACE THREAT? Why did you start drug testing in the first place? We bet it is because you know that a habitual drug user brings risks to work every day. Psychemedics is trusted by the most recognized names in business to keep those risks outside their workplaces. > ... Read more

More CBD Education Required before we call CBD a Cure-all

I read a column in my local paper serving a community north of Boston of about 100,000 people recently where the columnist, who is an MD, extolled the virtues of CBD products in almost miracle drug proportion.  I immediately thought to myself about how people are being educated so they can make informed decisions.  I … Read more

The Opioid Crisis Is Turning Into A Cocaine Crisis

Deaths from cocaine, after holding steady for many years, increased an alarming 52% between 2015 and 2016, according to the CDC, with the trend continuing in the most recent federal data. The stimulant is now killing approximately 13,000 people a year, on track to rival painkiller pills and heroin. Although researchers don’t fully understand why … Read more