Tag: Drug abuse

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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SoHT São Paulo – what a great conference!!

Review of the Meeting of the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) in Sao Paulo 2015 The top experts in the field of hair drug testing from Europe, North America, Australia and Latin America took part in this year’s SoHT’s meeting

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Hair drug testing in child protection cases

When you, a Social Worker or a Legal professional, request a drug test in hair to be used in cases of child protection, the results provided by the laboratory need not only to be clear but of a quality level

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Drug and alcohol testing in 3-day turnaround time

We are very pleased to announce this month the results showing turnaround time for drug and alcohol testing at Cansford Labs in the last 12 months… 94% of results were delivered next day! This shows that our commitment to a turnaround time

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Choosing a Laboratory for Hair Drug and Alcohol Testing!!

Article by John Wicks was first published in COMPASS, the complete guide to social work & social care 2015 edition. Click here for a pdf format of the article. For further reading on Laboratory accreditation click here.

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The new drug phenomenon!

An editorial about the growth in the number of new psychoactive substances (NPS) on the drugs market, also known as ‘legal highs’, ‘bath salts’, or ‘research chemicals’, was published in the section “Editorial and perspective”  of Drug Testing and Analysis in the

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Supporting evidence based practice in child protection cases: quality of hair analysis results

The quality of the analysis of drugs in biological material in the forensic area is important because the results of the analysis affect judicial decisions. When you, a Social Worker or a Legal professional, request a drug test in hair

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20th Meeting of the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) in Brazil – 2015

Cansford’s sister company in Brazil, ChromaTox, is hosting the 20th Meeting of the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) in São Paulo in May 2015.

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Hair test results for drugs and alcohol use – within 3 working days

Can you afford to wait several weeks for drug results? Cansford Laboratories will get competitively priced routine drug results to you within 3 working days as a standard service at no extra cost. Our turnaround time has a significant effect

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Hair Drug Testing Results in 3 days

Drug abuse and drug testing Drug abuse is often a hidden and denied problem that is evidenced by problem behaviours rather than overt drug taking.  In the case of families where there is the particular risk of child neglect when parents are addicted

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