Alcohol and Drug Testing in the Professional Workplace

Alcohol and Drug Testing in the Professional Workplace

For Lloyd’s of London employees and pass-holders, the time is up for drinking alcohol during office hours. The 331-year-old institution in London’s financial district is widely regarded as the last bastion of this boozy culture. Besides Lloyd’s 800+ direct employees, Lloyd’s is where insurers and brokers meet to do business. In fact, the organisation says … Read moreAlcohol and Drug Testing in the Professional Workplace

What Parents Need to Know About Drugs

drug test kits for teens

Teenagers today have priorities, stresses, and pressures that differ vastly from when we were teenagers, and parents are right to worry that their child may become involved with drugs. There are a number of reasons why some teens turn to drugs, like socialising, fitting in, dealing with psychological or emotional pain, experiencing life transitions and … Read moreWhat Parents Need to Know About Drugs

What Happens If You Fail A Drug Test At Work?

What Happens If You Fail A Drug Test At Work?

Random drug testing is becoming more commonplace in British businesses.  Employers are well within their rights to drug test staff if they have grounds to suspect substance abuse. A positive drug test result at work is a serious matter. The good news for you though is that, even if you fail a drugs test at … Read moreWhat Happens If You Fail A Drug Test At Work?

Coming soon … the Cannabis Breathalyser?

Cannabis Breathalyser

The world’s first cannabis breathalyser, designed for use by employers and police, has been designed by a US company called Hound Labs. The device is designed to allow for easy testing of individuals who may be suspected by authorities of driving whilst high, or working under the influence of Cannabis. A clinical study has shown … Read moreComing soon … the Cannabis Breathalyser?

Why Prisons Test for Spice

is spice a legal drug ?

A growing drug trend in UK jails has recently been identified. Synthetic Cannabis, often called “Black Mamba” or “Spice” has become an increasing problem in the institutions, with more and more prisoners using the drug and then developing health problems, either physical or mental ones. The rise in popularity of Spice amongst the prison population … Read moreWhy Prisons Test for Spice

Huge Differences Found in MDMA Levels Between Pills  

Huge Differences Found in MDMA Levels Between Pills

MDMA has always been a dangerous and unpredictable drug to use. In recent years great strides forward have been made in trying to make sure that using the drug is safe. On-site testing for MDMA has been one such positive move, using MDMA identification  Kits. However, researchers are now saying that, even with these safeguards … Read moreHuge Differences Found in MDMA Levels Between Pills  

How Long Do Benzodiazepines Stay in Your System?

How Long Do Benzodiazepines Stay in Your System?

In this article we explore the subject of Benzodiazepines. What kind of drugs are they? Who invented them? And, for how long do Benzodiazepines stay in your system? What are Benzodiazepines? In terms of sedative drugs, the most prescribed ones are benzodiazepines, which could be short or long acting. Temazepam and Rohypnol are examples of … Read moreHow Long Do Benzodiazepines Stay in Your System?