Author: James Nutt

Cut-off matters in drug testing!

In drug testing, “Cut-off” is a value which the results obtained in the analysis are compared against. When results are below the cutoff, they are considered as “Not Detected “or” Negative “, and when  above they are considered” Detected “or” Positive

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Competition Winner – LAW2015 London

Thank you to everyone who entered our “Guess the number” competition in London. Unfortunately only one of you could win our luxury box of chocolates! The winning number was 441! Congratulations to Jasbir Kaur of Orchard Solicitors with a very

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Competition Winner – LAW2015 Manchester

Thank you to everyone who entered our “Guess the number” competition in Manchester. Unfortunately only one of you could win our luxury box of chocolates! The winning number was 441! Congratulations to Kate Adamson of Powell Davies Solicitors with the

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Cansford Laboratories scientists contribute to a new book on hair analysis

The most recent advancements on the science of hair analysis are published in new book available from October 2015 from www.amazon.co.uk!!! “Hair Analysis in Clinical and Forensic Toxicology” Contents: Hair Analysis in Clinical and Forensic Toxicology, 1st Edition (1) Anatomy

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New European guidelines for workplace drug testing in hair

The new guidelines by the European Drug Testing Society (EWDTS) has just been published. The EWDTS guidelines will assist laboratories and national accreditation bodies in Europe in developing policies, processes and procedures to bring consistency and ensure high quality drug testing services using hair

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Competition results!

Thank you to everyone who visited us at Compass Jobs fair in Manchester and the Community Care exhibition in Birmingham, and to those of you who entered our “Guess the Number” Competition. The winning number was: 582 Our closest guess

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Competition Winner – Compass Jobs Fair Birmingham

Thank you to everyone who entered our “Guess the number” competition at the Compass Jobs Fair in Birmingham. The caps have been counted, and the winning number was 549! Our closest guess was 500, which leaves us with two winners

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Competition Winner – LAW2014 Birmingham

Thank you to everyone who visited us at LAW2014 Birmingham, and to those of you who entered our “Guess the Number” Competition. The winning number was: 499.                 With a fantastic guess of

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Competition Winner – LAW2014 London

Thank you to everyone who visited us at LAW2014 London, and to those of you who entered our “Guess the Number” Competition. The winning number was: 527.         With a fantastic guess of 525, the winner is

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New consensus on alcohol markers in hair published by SoHT

The latest edition of the consensus for the use of alcohol markers in hair was published by the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) on 10 September 2014. Click here to read consensus The consensus was discussed at the SoHT’s annual

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