Category Archives: Drug Testing

Oral fluid positivity rates

Drug addiction treatment centres and probation services across the UK send us samples for testing on a daily basis and we thought we’d share some data with you that gives a clear picture of drug use amongst those in treatment. … Continue reading

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Positive for cannabis – were they smoking it or just in the room?

Cannabis remains the most commonly used illicit drug in the world1 and usage reports show that cannabis is by far the most prevalent drug in the UK2 and Europe3. It is somewhat ironic that the most prevalent drug is also … Continue reading

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Hair Detox Products: Do they really work?

If you type ‘pass my drug test’ into a search engine, it doesn’t take very long before you find a whole load of products for sale that claim to remove ‘toxins’ from your hair. At about £30-a-go these products are … Continue reading

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Overlooking Spice?

Are you prepared for the new wave of psychoactive substances in the market? Synthetic Cannabinoids originating from clandestine laboratories in China are now being consumed globally and are especially prevalent in Europe, Asia Pacific and in the US. Synthetic drugs … Continue reading

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Drug driving – Queens speech update

On the 9th May, her Majesty the Queen delivered a speech to the UK parliament outlining the government’s plans for the coming year. At the end of my last blog, I said a new law for drug driving could be included in the Queen’s speech and a few weeks ago, the Queen and the coalition government delivered what Lillian Groves’ family have been campaigning so hard for… Continue reading

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