A new report has highlighted the sharp increase in drug activity at HMP The Mount in Hertfordshire, with the main problem being an explosion in the use of the drug Spice. Problems began in December 2017 when security netting around the jail came down due to heavy snow. Soon after, drug carrying drones began flying … Read moreDrones flew Spice Drug into Hertfordshire Prison
At work you want a drug free environment for health, a productive environment, and for safety. UK health and safety laws require an organisation to take certain steps against the use of drugs by employees. In some cases this can require “workplace drug testing” as this is an effective method of testing. This will normally … Read moreUsing Multi Panel Drug Tests In The Workplace
Cocaine is a bitter, addictive pain blocker that is extracted from the leaves of Erythroxylon coca, also known as the coca scrub, a plant that comes from the Andean highlands in South America. Cocaine is the most powerful stimulant of natural origin. The name of “cocaine” came from the plant “coca”. When Coca-Cola first came … Read moreWhat Are Cocaine and Crack?
Bath Salts are actually Synthetic Cathinones The emerging family of related chemicals known as Bath Salts includes cathinone and a variety of synthetically manufactured chemicals, including mephedrone, MDPV and methylone (M1). These types of chemicals are often referred to as “bath salts”. Use of these chemicals among recreational drug users has grown rapidly these types … Read moreWhat are Bath Salts?
Ketamine is one of the commonly abused drugs in the country. Medically, it is used as a powerful, general anesthetic. Normally, the effects of ketamine last for a short time. However, during this time, the drug causes paralysis to the muscles and total loss of feeling. People that normally abuse ketamine do so because: The … Read moreWhat is Ketamine?
What are Amphetamines? Used as a stimulant, amphetamines are illegal, synthetically created drugs that are often found on the street under various names including whizz, base, sulph, billy, white, and most commonly speed or uppers. A highly addictive substance, amphetamine sold on the street is a sulphate derivative that created in laboratories. While pure amphetamine … Read moreWhat are Amphetamines?
Your pupils are the black dots in the middle of your eyes which allow light to enter. Around the pupil is the iris, which controls the opening of the pupil. Pupil dilation happens when any one of the two muscle groups – iris sphincter or iris dilator becomes activated. Pupils change in size to focus … Read moreWhich Drugs Cause Pupil Dilation?
Drink spiking takes place when a substance, such as drugs or alcohol, is added to your drink without you knowing about it. The symptoms of drink spiking depend on the type of drug used. The effects also depend on the size and shape of a person, as well as the amount of the drink consumed, the … Read moreWhat Are the Symptoms of Drink Spiking?
There are many types of Cocaine in the world today. This article identifies the most common ones you may encounter. Cocaine Hydrochloride In the UK cocaine hydrochloride is the most common form of cocaine that is used. This is the white crystalline powder we commonly see which is usually pure cocaine but contains fillers such … Read moreUnderstanding the Types of Cocaine
In today’s day and age it is fairly simple to test if someone has been using tobacco or cigarettes. Screening for tobacco usage can be done quite easily with a cotinine / nicotine test kit which can be purchased on the Zoom Testing website. Why Using Tobacco is a Problem Extended use of tobacco can … Read moreTesting for Cigarettes and Tobacco Smoking