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Meet Cansford Labs Compass Jobs Fair Birmingham 2018

We’re pleased to be at Compass Jobs Fair at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre. The event is on the 12th of March 2018. Cansford Labs’ continued partnership and involvement with local authorities and charities in the Birmingham and Midlands

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Cansford Labs to Exhibit at LegalEx 2018

Legalex is the UK’s first, largest and fastest growing legal event specifically designed to help the most ambitious law firms grow and the most progressive legal professionals develop. For the first time in 2018, Cansford Labs will be exhibiting at

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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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Hair testing in case reviews and child protection

The knowledge of parental substance misuse is a significant factor in: Care proceedings where it is critical that testing results are presented on time, and are fit for purpose Case reviews and child protection when you wish to better understand parents’ drug

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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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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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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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Article on drug users who switch from ecstasy to mephedrone

An interesting article on the differences between Ecstasy and Mephedrone published by Medical Press has just been published which is worth reading. Recreational drug users who switch from ecstasy to mephedrone don’t understand the dangers.   http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-03-recreational-drug-users-ecstasy-mephedrone.html  Their data corroborate our findings when we

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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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With child custody cases, fast testing times makes all the difference

Time is a critical element to getting child custody cases resolved effectively without excessive costs. We agree wholeheartedly with the desire of government and the family court service to reduce costs and improve delivery of expert witness services.  At Cansford

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