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Leading charity calls for Spice to become a Class A drug

Leading charity calls for Spice to become a Class A drug

Leading charity, Addiction Helper, has called on the government to reclassify Spice as a Class A drug. The charity’s helpline has received a 25% increase in calls about Spice since the introduction of the Government ban in May 2016. Head of Addiction Helper, Daniel Gerrard, has said that the... Read More

29th April 2017
How Drug Testing Works

How Drug Testing Works

The misuse of both legal and illegal drugs can cause varying risks to your health and the welfare and safety of others around you. Drug testing is used to detect the presence of drugs in a person’s sample, such as their hair, and can show a history of drug use over a period of time covering up to... Read More

19th April 2017
How to Prove Alcohol Abstinence

How to Prove Alcohol Abstinence

Alcohol Testing

Testing a person’s hair, blood, or fingernails for drug and alcohol consumption has been a common way to accurately establish substance abuse. The results are able to be used in life changing scenarios, such as child custody cases, workplace screening, or reissuing a person’s driving license.... Read More

12th April 2017
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Effects of Legal Highs Can Be Reported with Pilot Scheme

Are New Psychoactive Substances dangerous? New Psychoactive Substances (NPS), previously known as ‘legal highs’ can pose serious risks to the health of the user. They are easily accessible and often do not hold the same perceived threat to health as other drugs, however, the effects can be far... Read More

29th March 2017
Paternity Testing – What are your options?

Paternity Testing – What are your options?

What is a paternity test? A paternity test is an accurate method to establish the biological father of a child. The procedure involves collecting a DNA sample from the child and the alleged father, in some cases a sample from the biological mother is also collected. A standard paternity test... Read More

16th March 2017

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