Cannabis Legalization & Workplace Testing Laws

Cannabis Legalization

Has my state changed its marijuana (THC) drug testing laws; can we still test? With a majority of states now having some form of legal cannabis we hear this question often. As of November 2022, seven states have passed laws prohibiting adverse employment actions based on the use of cannabis off the job and away […]

RICOVR Healthcare Announces Successful Human Saliva Testing with XALIVA THC

Human Saliva Testing

Princeton, NJ, September 26, 2022: RICOVR Healthcare the creator of XALIVA® THC rapid drug test for on-site recent use detection of marijuana, reports successful testing of its P-FAB technology for detection of ∆9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in human saliva. The new testing of subjects under the influence of marijuana started in Q1 of 2022.  In the current […]

What are employers saying about marijuana legalization, workplace testing, and XALIVA™ THC?

RICOVR Healthcare recently answered these questions with independent third-party research of 200 employers across industries and focused on HR management professionals as respondents. Highlights of the research are below.  Amid legalization a majority said it was important to maintain a marijuana- (THC) free workplace to maintain safety. This means prohibiting use before coming to work […]

Impairment from Marijuana (THC) and Workplace Drug Testing Methods

By RICOVR Healthcare Joseph Seimetz, PhD, Senior Scientist & Kyle Muse, CMO The latest science on marijuana (THC) impairment According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), smoking marijuana impairs a number of driving-related skills such as reaction time, decreased divided attention, cognitive performance, route planning, decision making, and risk taking. (1) In one […]

Community Safety amid Marijuana Legalization: A Conversation with Detective Andrew Redfield Jr

DET. ANDREW REDFIELD

Q:What is your background Detective Redfield? A: I’m currently a Police Detective in NJ with over ten years of progressive law enforcement experience. During my tenure as a Detective, I have been involved in investigations pertaining to various crimes such as attempted murder, human trafficking, controlled dangerous drug offenses, serious motor vehicle collisions involving impaired […]

Marijuana Legalization & HR Policy: A Conversation with HR Leader Brett Felmey

Q: What is your background, Brett?   A: I’ve been in Human Resources management roles with Fortune 500 companies and a member of SHRM for the last 20 years.   Q: Marijuana is now legal for recreational use in 18 states in addition to 36 states that allow medical use. How has marijuana legalization affected […]

Urine vs. Saliva Marijuana Drug Testing – A Better Method

  By RICOVR Healthcare Dr. Himanshu Bhatia, CEO and Founder and Kyle Muse, CMO Nov.1, 2021 The current state of marijuana testing There are over 50 million urine-based drug tests for marijuana conducted each year in the U.S.1 Urine tests have been endorsed by the Federal Government through Health & Human Services (HHS) since the […]