Drug Testing Arkansas


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How to Schedule a Drug Test in Arkansas

Scheduling a drug, hair, alcohol or any testing service at any of our Arkansas testing facilities is simple and easy. Call (800) 977-8664 or you may schedule a test online 24/7 by clicking the ‘Order a Test’ button and receive your donor pass/registration form with the testing center address and instructions via email.

We Have Drug, Hair and Alcohol Testing Centers in all cities in Arkansas. (Call for additional drug testing locations)

Please be aware that our Arkansas drug testing centers do not accept any form of payment and require a test registration/ donor pass to administer a drug, alcohol, or any other type of test. You must call (800) 977-8664 to register for a test or you may register online, no appointment is needed, but a test registration form is required. Your zip code will be used to find our closet drug testing center to perform the drug or alcohol test which is needed.

About the State of Arkansas

Arkansas, also known as the Natural State and The Land of Opportunity, is located in the southern region of the United States and is bordered by Missouri, Louisiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Texas and Oklahoma. There are some extremely beautiful places to visit in Arkansas like Hot Springs National Park. To explain, these hot springs in the Ouachita Mountains have long been a source of interest to people living in the area, and were believed by American Indians to have healing properties. The park was established in 1921, but visitors have been coming here for much longer. The park contains lovely old bathhouses that are still in use today in various forms, including the historic Fordyce Bathhouse, which is now the park’s visitor center. There are several other attractions within the park, including an observation tower, hiking trails, and plenty of opportunity to experience the different hot springs that define this natural retreat.

If you are not too keen on being outdoors, then maybe the Arkansas Air Museum is more up your alley. On display at the Arkansas Air Museum in Fayetteville are 1920s and 30s racing planes, biplanes, and information on the history of military aviation and civilian air travel. The building that houses the museum is a 1940s-era aircraft hangar. Many of the vintage aircraft on display at the museum are in flying condition. Besides the massive airplanes that are hard to miss, permanent exhibits here include a large collection of military ground vehicles and artifacts from the Golden Age of air racing. Visitors will also find a tribute to the second-most famous American female pilot, Louise McPhetridge, who was born in the nearby city of Bentonville.

State of Arkansas Drug Testing News

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, in 2017, Arkansas had approximately 188 overdose deaths that directly related to opioids, this puts them at a rate of 6.5 deaths per 100,000 persons. This rate is considerably lower than the national average rate of 14.6 deaths per 100,000 persons during the same time period.

Research revealed that within these deaths 125 were due to prescription opioids, 68 were related to synthetic opioids such as fentanyl and 15 related to heroin. Although deaths involving prescription opioids have been on a decline, deaths related to synthetic opioids have been on the rise.

Research also revealed that in 2017, Arkansas providers wrote approximately 105.4 opioid prescriptions for every 100 persons, which is nearly double the national average rate of 58.7.

NAS or neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) may occur when a pregnant woman uses drugs such as opioids during pregnancy. A recent national study showed a fivefold increase in the incidence of NAS/NOWS between 2004 and 2014, from 1.5 cases per 1,000 hospital births to 8.0 cases per 1,000 hospital births―that is one baby born with NAS/NOWS every 15 minutes. During the same period, hospital costs for NAS/NOWS births increased from $91 million to $563 million, after adjusting for inflation.

Between 2000 and 2014, the rate of NAS/NOWS in Arkansas increased more than tenfold, from 0.3 per 1,000 hospital births to 3.2 per 1,000 hospital births (Arkansas Department of Health). The rate was four times higher among whites, including Hispanics, (4.1 per 1,000 hospital births) compared to non-whites (1.1 per 1,000 hospital births).

Drug Testing Locations in Arkansas

Smart Drug Testing has drug and alcohol testing locations throughout the State of Arkansas including Little Rock, Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Springdale, Jonesboro, Rogers, Conway, North Little Rock, Bentonville, Benton, Pine Bluff, Hot Springs, Sherwood, Texarkana, Russellville, Paragould, Blythville, Jacksonville, Cabot, West Memphis and other municipalities.

Marijuana in the State of Arkansas

The use of medical marijuana in the state of Arkansas is legal, although it has been a slow process since it was approved in 2016. According to The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment, also known as Issue 6, there is an amendment to Arkansas’ state constitution that officially legalizes the distribution and possession of medical marijuana. The new amendment is specifically meant for patients who have any of 17 qualifying conditions, which include cancer, Tourette’s syndrome, Chrohn’s disease, fibromyalgia, post-traumatic stress disorder and HIV/AIDS. Patients with a written statement from a doctor certifying they have a qualifying condition will be able to purchase medical marijuana from dispensaries and will not be permitted to grow their own marijuana plants.

The use of recreational marijuana in the state of Arkansas is illegal and prohibited. Depending on the type of incident that occurs, the penalties vary from jail time of 1 year or less for possession and up to 40 years for distribution.

Smart Drug Testing, LLC is Arkansas’s leading provider of drug, alcohol, occupational health and DNA testing with testing centers in all cities nationwide and most testing centers are within minutes of your home or office and same day service is available in most cases.

Drug and alcohol testing services in Arkansas are provided for employers and individuals for various reasons including employment related testing such as pre-employment, random selection, post accident and reasonable suspicion. We also provide US DOT drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Part 40, court ordered, probation, school and personal/family testing.

Our Arkansas drug testing services are delivered with the highest commitment to customer satisfaction and we are dedicated to providing convenient, cost effective and confidential drug and alcohol testing services with one of the fastest results reporting methods available in the industry. Regardless if you are an individual ordering one test or an employer scheduling 100 tests, our commitment to providing outstanding customer service is the same. We also only use certified laboratories and all test results are verified by our Medical Review Officers (MRO).

On the road or on vacation? No worries. Smart Drug Testing, LLC has over 10,000 Drug and alcohol testing centers available in all cities and we can schedule your test, ANYWHERE, ANYTIME!

FAQ's About Drug Testing in Arkansas

Drug detection factors

The length of time that a drug is detectable in the system depends on a variety of factors, including:

  • the type of test
  • dose
  • tolerance
  • potency
  • metabolism
  • the existence of medical conditions

Drug detection times

Please use these figures as a guide only:

  • Alcohol: 3-5 days in urine, 10-12 hours in blood
  • Amphetamines: 1-3 days in urine and around 12 hours in blood
  • Barbiturates: 2-4 days in urine and 1-2 days in blood
  • Benzodiazepines: 3-6 weeks in urine and 2-3 days in blood
  • Cannabis: 7-30 days in urine and up to 2 weeks in blood
  • Cocaine: 3-4 days in urine and 1-2 days in blood
  • Codeine: 1 day in urine and up to 12 hours in blood
  • Heroin: 3-4 days in urine and up to 12 hours in blood
  • LSD: 1-3 days in urine and up to 2-3 hours in blood
  • MDMA (ecstasy): 3-4 days in urine and 1-2 days in blood
  • Methamphetamine (crystal meth): 3-6 days in urine and 24 – 72 hours in blood
  • Methadone: 3-4 days in urine and 24-36 hours in blood
  • Morphine: 2-3 days in urine and 6-8 hours in blood

Drug detection in hair

Drugs or their metabolites may be detectable in hair. Hair grows at a rate of approximately 1cm per month so depending on the length of hair it may be possible to determine drug use over recent months.

A urine drug test, also known as a urine drug screen or a UDS, is a painless test. It analyzes your urine for the presence of certain illegal drugs and prescription medications. The urine drug test usually screens for:

  • amphetamines
  • methamphetamines
  • benzodiazepines
  • barbiturates
  • marijuana
  • cocaine
  • PCP
  • methadone
  • opioids (narcotics)

Alcohol can also be included in screening tests, but it’s usually detected through breath tests rather than urine screens.

A urine drug test can help a doctor detect potential substance abuse problems. After a drug test identifies drugs you may be misusing, doctors can help you start a treatment plan. Taking urine drug tests throughout substance abuse treatment helps to ensure that the plan is working and that you’re no longer taking drugs.

Cannabis: 7-30 days in urine and up to 2 weeks in blood.

Cocaine: 3-4 days in urine and 1-2 days in blood.

Codeine: 1 day in urine and up to 12 hours in blood.

Heroin:3-4 days in urine and up to 12 hours in blood.

It is broken down and excreted through your urine, making it detectable with urine drug testing for up to five days. Hair drug testing timelines have windows of up to 90 days.

Negative results are usually received within 24 hours; however, a positive screen will require further testing that may take a few days up to one week. If the initial screen is negative, a medical review officer (MRO) will typically contact the employer with the results.

If your urine is being tested only for a urinalysis, you can eat and drink normally before the test. If you‘re having other tests at the same time, you may need to fast for a certain amount of time before the test.

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