Category Archives: Drug News
The UN has published its annual report on drug use around the world. Based on data from 2010, the annual snapshot gives a unique look at patterns of illicit drug use, production and consequences. Here are 10 remarkable facts taken from the report… Continue reading
Find out more about the drug cannabis including: common names, properties, effects, usage, availability and the testing available. Continue reading
The UK drug situation report is produced annually by the UK Focal Point on Drugs. With a predetermined report structure to allow for comparison betweennations, a chapter was dedicated to drug users with children in the 2011 report. The estimates of parental drug misuse are based on the primary source of data on drug users with children, which is treatment data. Treatment data cannot capture the full extent of the problem as not all problem drug users are in treatment.
Dene Baldwin, Technical Director at Concateno, comments on the annoucement of an Expert Panel being set to examine a new offence for drug driving in the UK. Continue reading
This year’s joint TIAFT-SOFT meeting certainly had a very impressive and diverse subject content. Many biological matrices were included from hair, saliva, urine and blood to reviewing well-established, older techniques to the very modern, cutting edge new advances in forensic … Continue reading