Six Facts About Testing for Ethyl Glucuronide (EtG)

1. Ethyl glucuronide is a direct, minor metabolite that can be used as a biomarker for ethanol exposure.  Like any other toxin, ethanol is excreted from the body in a variety of ways. These include: Direct excretion of ethanol (5–10%) in urine, sweat and breath

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5 Facts about Methamphetamine Use and Addiction

According to the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, approximately 1.2 million people reported using methamphetamine in the year leading up to the survey, and 440,000 people reported using it within the past month. As methamphetamine use in the United States remains prevalent
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Drug Update: Kratom

Kratom could be the drug that sweeps the nation in 2015 and authorities are struggling to determine what exactly it is and what it does. Until now Kratom has not been seriously studied  because the effects have not been as harmful as those from Spice,
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Drug Update: Shatter

A new street drug, “Shatter”, has hit the market in at least two states, Texas and Nebraska. It is a concentrated form of THC. It can appear amber in color and looks crystalline or glass-like. It is reported to have a much less distinct smell
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