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... The DOT drug-testing program requires laboratories to test for five types of drugs: marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines, opiates, and phencyclidine. The cutoff concentrations of the different analytes for the initial test and the confirmatory test have been updated recently to harmonize the DOT requirement with those of the U.S.
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... Such training could be based on the Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Performance (ARIDE) program developed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration with input from the International Association of Chiefs of Police Technical Advisory Panel (TAP)
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... Thus, a situation has arisen in which market forces within a portion of the regulated community have selected hair as the matrix of choice for pre-employment tests but DOT regulations allow urine only for purposes of workplace drug testing. The controversy on hair testing may be resolved on the basis of empirical data.

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