Category Archives: Substance Misuse

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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Tackling alcohol misuse with TACT

As Owen Jones recently highlighted in his article ‘The Drug we ignore that kills thousands‘ alcohol has taken the lives of at least 5,000 English and Welsh citizens every year for the last decade. It is a potentially lethal substance that kills … 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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When will a Family Drug and Alcohol Court be set up in Wales?

At a recent family law seminar hosted by Pendragon Chambers and sponsored by Concateno TrichoTech, District Judge Crichton renewed his calls for a Welsh Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC). Continue reading

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