Hair drug testing can be used to determine drug abuse over a prolonged period of time, and also allows solicitors to establish a client’s pattern of change. Many drug abusers will make the commitment to stop, and you therefore need an accurate test to verify and confirm this.
However, due to a lack of clear understanding about the complexities involved, some laboratories misinterpret their findings, causing delays to court cases and potential... Read More
As a legal professional you may be used to requesting DNA Testing, and when the report arrives simply turning to the conclusion to see if your client is related or not. On the surface that is perfectly acceptable because paternity testing is relatively straightforward, as closely related people share a similar genetic makeup.
However, there are various circumstances where testing needs to be more detailed in order to determine accurate... Read More
Alcohol is the UK's most abused Drug and costs the UK economy over £27billion every year. The statistics shock yet what are we doing about it? This Part 1 of the infographic series starts by uncovering the basics behind the the drug. How common is alcohol abuse and what are the effects.
The UK competes for many titles however the latest statistics from the Global Drugs Survey is something that many may want to keep hidden.
The 2014 Global Drugs Survey has received over 80,000 responses in over 17 countries it provides a reality check on the changing drug habits. There are some interesting aspects that impact family law and care proceedings across the nation.
The UK leads to world with 22.1% of drug users... Read More
When you receive your laboratory report it is important to understand that the following factors will have influenced the result. These should all be taken into consideration as part of an expert report ;
Previous Drug Use – it can take up to 6 months for a heavy user of drugs to show a clean result in a hair drugs test, (even in a segmented hair drugs test) due to something called sleeping/resting hair. This is where up to 15% of... Read More