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Why Pre-Employment Drug Testing Is Needed?

Employee productivity and healthy professional environment needs to be maintained at any organization to ensure sustained growth and profit. Pre-employment drug testing helps organization maintain integrity, discipline, professionalism etc at workplace by ensuring a drug free environment. Pre-employment drug testing has become important process in many organizations as it helps to prevent employees who abuse drugs from joining the organization. Thus, it helps save costs that are lost in employee health care and compensation given to drug abusing employees.

Pre-employment drug testing plays an important role to ensure safe and secure workplace environment.

Know About Marijuana Drug

Marijuana is most commonly abused drug in United States and some other countries. It is an illicit drug and smoked mostly for its psychoactive properties like euphoria and a sense of relaxation. Though Marijuana abuse leads to many physical and behavioral adverse effects, it is widely abused as it can be easily accessed and available at very low price. The Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC is the primary psychoactive component of marijuana. Marijuana contains more than 400 chemicals and smoking marijuana deposits 4 times more tar than normal cigarette.