MP’s Want to Raise the Legal Smoking Age to 21

MP's Want to Raise the Legal Smoking Age to 21

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

How Drugs and Alcohol Are Affecting Students in Shocking Numbers

Statistics Reveal That Drugs and Alcohol Are Affecting Our Students in Shocking Numbers

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

Can a Saliva Drug Test Replace a Urine Drug Test?

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?

Could Spice Be Reclassified As Class A Drug?

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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?

Police Discover Huge Cannabis Farm in Birmingham

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

For How Long Is Cannabis Detectable in the Body?

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 Government Preparing Tough New Drug-Driving Laws

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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