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June 2015

Alcohol Problems on the Rise, Only 1 in 5 Adults Seek Help

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A new study from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) reports that the rate of problem drinking has increased over the past decade. Researchers found that 14% of American adults have an existing alcohol problem, while nearly 30% of Americans will have a problem with alcohol at some point in their lives. Data from the study suggests that only 20% of thos…

SCRAM CAM “How It Works” Video

Launched in 2003, SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring™ is the world’s most widely used and trusted 24/7 transdermal alcohol testing system. But even after a decade in the marketplace and more than 365,000 monitored clients, people still ask: How does SCRAM CAM work?

A new video that provides a high-level explanation of the science of transdermal alcohol monitoring,…

Four Things You Need to Know About the New Proposed Guidelines for Oral Fluid Drug Testing

On May 15, 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published two sets of proposed regulations. The Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs Using Oral Fluid Specimens authorizes the use of oral fluid specimens. The second proposes changes to the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs using Urine Specimens to incorporate some of…

English Police Renew Calls to Lower Drink Driving Limit

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Late last year, Scotland dropped its allowable level for drink driving to the equivalent of 0.05 BAC in the U.S., bringing Scotland’s drink driving standards in line with those in most other European countries.

Now, the Police Federation of England and Wales has echoed calls by officials and health leaders to follow Scotland’s lead. One of the driving factors behind the Polic…

Results of NHTSA’s SCRAM CAM Recidivism Study

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In 2010, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) started working on a recidivism study on the use, recidivism rates, and characteristics of SCRAM CAM. The study took place between 2007–09 and it gives an in-depth look at participants’ recidivism potential while wearing SCRAM CAM.

We are proud that the results of the study are very positive and show:

CAM delays t…

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