Category Archives: Drug Testing

Seven Considerations When Writing a Maritime Drug and Alcohol Policy

Writing a Drug and Alcohol Policy for a Maritime Organisation seems simple right? This is not always the case; however it can be simplified if you consider all of the relevant variables right from the beginning. Vessels and ships are … Continue reading

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New Psychoactive Substances – What’s all the fuss about?

Have you heard about New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) in the news and wondered what they are and how they may affect Maritime Organisations – read on to find out! What are NPS? New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) are marketed as alternatives … Continue reading

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5 benefits of using oral fluid laboratory testing

There are various methods of drug testing available. These can differ by sample type, analytes available, instant or laboratory testing – it can be confusing! Some of our customers choose to use instant testing over a laboratory service. With this … Continue reading

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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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