Opioid cheating is a billion-dollar industry

If you search for “how to pass a urine drug test” on the internet, you will get several million results. As physicians, we see and manage the national opioid crisis every day. We see the impacts of this in our practices and our lives. The crisis frankly shows no signs of abating or becoming a less critical issue. Unfortunately, one major reason for our inability to control this issue might be in the testing. Most patients in the throes of addiction or recovery require regular urine testing as part of their treatment (which is much more common than blood, hair or saliva) and that has unfortunately led to widespread cheating. The cheating industry is equally or if not more lucrative tha...

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