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A Step-By-Step Guide to Street Drug Testing

Street Drug

If you’ve ever been arrested while under the influence of a street drug and then were subjected to drug testing by law enforcement, this article is for you or anyone else looking to conduct street drug testing.

We’re going to provide you with a step by step guide about how street drug testing works and which drugs can be tested.
Continue reading this article to find out what you need to know.

What Is Street Drug Testing?

Street drugs are the name given to drugs found and purchased on the street versus being bought from a pharmacy via a doctor’s prescription. Across the country, people are seeing an increase in street drug use, especially heroin and fentanyl.

From 2017-2018 more than 31,000 people have overdosed and died from using this increasingly popular street drug. Street drug names that you may never have heard of include:

  • Purple haze or Lucy are both names for acid
  • Cheese which is heroin mixed with Tylenol 
  • Grass or hash is another name for marijuana
  • Stardust or Cloud 9 refer to bath salts

These are just a few of the most common street drugs used today. And they each carry their own prices and effects for those that use them.

Why is a Drug Test Necessary?

If you’re attempting to get a job or are returning to work after an injury, your employer will require you to submit to a drug test. These drug tests will test to see if you’ve recently used any of the street drugs listed above.

In most cases, drugs detected in your system, could mean facing legal consequences if you were under the influence at the time of a work accident or loss of a potential job opportunity.

How Does Street Drug Testing Work?

There are many ways that a person takes a test to determine the presence of street drugs in their system. The first and most popular way to detect recent drug use is through a urine test. 

The test will provide the person with a cup to urinate into, and then you’ll provide a specimen, and then it’s sent to a lab. Another form of rug testing is a hair follicle test, used to detect drug use from the previous 90 days.

A hair sample taken from any place on the person’s body, and then it’s sent to the lab for testing. There is also saliva testing in case a person needs to be tested for alcohol use.

Reliable Street Drug Test

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If our reasonable prices aren’t enough to attract, you take time to review our client testimonials and place your order. Let us help you get the most out of every test you give.

Order a Test

Whether you are an individual looking to get a drug test done today or an employer looking to get a pre-employment drug test done today, ordering a test online is easier than ever! Just submit your order online, receive your test authorization by email, go to your local clinic to be tested, and receive your test results in 24 to 48 hours.

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