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Cansford Labs to Exhibit at Health and Wellbeing at Work 2018

Now in its 12th successful year, Health and Wellbeing at Work is all about improving the health and wellbeing of work-aged people. For the first time in 2018, Cansford Labs will be exhibiting at the conference and exhibition to help

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2017 Cansford Labs Forensic Science Prize Winner Announced

Cansford Labs is pleased to announce that BSc Forensic Science student Charlotte Fearn has been awarded the 2017 Cansford Labs Prize for The Best Performance in Forensic Science at the University of South Wales graduation week. A total of 10

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Cansford Laboratories is on the move!!

Cansford Laboratories is delighted to announce that has moved into a newly built state of the art laboratory in Pentwyn, Cardiff. The move has been driven by the recent acquisition of a number of new clients and increased demand from

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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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Scientists that pioneered drug and alcohol abuse testing technology celebrate 21 year milestone

Scientists based in Cardiff that revolutionised the drug and alcohol abuse testing techniques reach 21st year milestone           Scientists based in Cardiff are celebrating the 21st anniversary of their pioneering technique for detecting drug and alcohol

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Happy Birthday – 21 years of hair testing!

The founders of Tricho Tech, and more recently Cansford Laboratories are celebrating 21 years in the field of hair drug testing, Cansford Laboratories is proud to be featured in the Western mail today.

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Report on lethal use of legal highs

Data published by the National Programme on Substance Abuse Deaths (NPSAD) has highlighted the increase in drug related deaths due to the use of ‘legal highs’ commonly referred to as Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS).   http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26089126 The presence of Novel

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Is Mephedrone use now more common then Cocaine use?

In the last two decades, there has been a dramatic increase in the study and characterization of drug abuse through analysis of hair. Mephedrone is a designer stimulant usually snorted in a similar way to cocaine and has been outlawed

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2013 BASW Cymru Social Work Awards

We at Cansford are delighted to have sponsored the ‘Winner of the 2013 Innovative Social Work Award’ category in these awards. We were delighted to see the winners were: WINNER – Eleri Harries WINNER – Dafydd Paul We wish them

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