Tricyclic Antidepressants – TCAs – are heterocyclic chemical compounds, and are used chiefly as an antidepressant. First discovered in the 1950s, they were almost mainstream by the end of the 50s. Here is a list of things which you will find with TCAs, their power, and everything else! What are they? Prescription drugs, used to … Read moreWhat are Tricyclic Antidepressants?
The government is considering banning cigarettes from being sold to those under 21 years of age as a way to improve public health. A group of influential cross-party MP’s proposed increasing the minimum smoking age as well as imposing a levy on the large tobacco producers to finance programs to help people stop smoking and … Read moreMP’s Want to Raise the Legal Smoking Age to 21
People over the age of 18 can take in a drug sample to find out what’s in it The Home Office supports a new plan that will permit users to analyse their drugs for their real contents. The new drug testing scheme will let users 18 years and older come in to test a small … Read moreHome Office Backs New Drug Testing Scheme
According to our Government, every child deserves to have access to a safe school environment where they can learn without disruption. However, new statistics reveal that a record number of suspensions were issued to school students last year for alcohol and drug-related issues. The figures show that students are being suspended for issues relating to … Read moreHow Drugs and Alcohol Are Affecting Students in Shocking Numbers
In the UK, the two most commonly used drug tests in the workplace are urine drug tests and saliva (oral fluid) drug tests. Both are very useful in screening employees and prospective employees for current and recent drug usage. Urine Drug Tests These kinds of drug tests are useful for background screening. If you are … Read moreCan a Saliva Drug Test Replace a Urine Drug Test?
After pressure from police, crime commissioners and MPs, the UK government is thinking about reclassifying Spice and other synthetic drugs because of the negative impact these kinds of drugs are having on society. The Misuse of Drugs independent Advisory Council received an informal request from Ministers to submit a report by July on if they … Read moreCould Spice Be Reclassified As Class A Drug?
Developed in 1912 by a pharmaceutical company known as Merck, ecstasy was first known as MDMA (an acronym based on its chemical structure). Over the next 40 years the drug continued to be tested for a variety of purposes and in 1953 the United States Army began testing the drug for psychological warfare purposes. By … Read moreWhat is Ecstasy?
A derelict tower block in Birmingham has been raided by police who uncovered a huge cannabis factory covering three floors and 31 rooms. Officers from the West Midlands force discovered the operation in a block called Warstone Tower on Bromford Drive. Cannabis plants with a projected street value of £500,000 were seized. The building was … Read morePolice Discover Huge Cannabis Farm in Birmingham
One of the most frequent questions that we are asked at Zoom Testing is “How long does cannabis stay in your system?” Many users of cannabis are often concerned about how long marijuana or hashish will remain detectable in their body. Certainly, nobody wants to risk losing his or her driving license or to test … Read moreFor How Long Is Cannabis Detectable in the Body?
Scottish politician, Justice Secretary Michael Matheson, recently announced plans by the Scottish Government to draft new ‘zero tolerance’ laws relating to people who drive a vehicle after taking drugs. These new laws will go a long way to support Mr Matheson’s pledge to deter drivers who put their own and other innocent people’s lives in … Read moreScottish Government Preparing Tough New Drug-Driving Laws