Zoom Testing Blog

Welcome to our index of blog posts. Here you will find all of the articles and posts that we have published on the subject of drugs and drug testing. We hope that you will find this information both informative and useful.  A complete list of these articles can be found here.

Drug Information
Tricyclic Antidepressants

What are Tricyclic Antidepressants?

Tricyclic Antidepressants – TCAs – are heterocyclic chemical compounds, and are used chiefly as an antidepressant. First discovered in the ...
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News, Nicotine
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 ...
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News
Home Office Backs New Drug Testing Scheme

Home Office Backs New Drug Testing Scheme

People over the age of 18 can take in a drug sample to find out what's in it The Home ...
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News
Statistics Reveal That Drugs and Alcohol Are Affecting Our Students in Shocking Numbers

How Drugs and Alcohol Are Affecting Students in Shocking Numbers

According to our Government, every child deserves to have access to a safe school environment where they can learn without ...
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Can a Saliva Drug Test Replace a Urine Drug Test?

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 ...
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Spice / K2
spice-drug-zoom-testing

Could Spice Be Reclassified As Class A Drug?

After pressure from police, crime commissioners and MPs, the UK government is thinking about reclassifying Spice and other synthetic drugs ...
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Ecstasy
How Long Does Ecstasy Remain in Your System?

What is Ecstasy?

Developed in 1912 by a pharmaceutical company known as Merck, ecstasy was first known as MDMA (an acronym based on ...
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News, Cannabis
Police Discover Huge Cannabis Farm in Birmingham

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 ...
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Cannabis
For How Long Is Cannabis Detectable in the Body?

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 ...
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Drug Driving, News
Drug Driving Scotland

Scottish Government Preparing Tough New Drug-Driving Laws

Scottish politician, Justice Secretary Michael Matheson, recently announced plans by the Scottish Government to draft new ‘zero tolerance’ laws relating ...
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News, Cannabis
Cannabis Strength Doubles

Cannabis Now Twice As Strong As A Decade Ago

Frightening Study Results on the Strength of Cannabis in Europe Over the Past Eleven Years The study mentioned here was ...
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News
Why Buying Medicines Online is Risky and Dangerous

Why Buying Medicines Online is Risky and Dangerous

Buying certain drugs and medication online might seem ok since they come well packaged or are purchased from an online ...
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Xanax, Benzodiazepines
The Dangers of Xanax Misuse

The Dangers of Xanax Misuse

What is Xanax? Xanax is the brand name for the drug Alprazolam. Xanax belongs to a group of drugs known ...
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Drug Driving, News
Half of summer drug-driving tests failed by motorists

Half of Summer Drug-Driving Tests Failed by Motorists

Over half of the motorists screened during a crackdown on drug-driving over the summer failed their roadside test, according to ...
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News, Alcohol
Roadside Breathalyser Tests at Record Low

Roadside Breathalyser Tests at Record Low

The amount of roadside breath tests, which can be used to catch drink drivers, have fallen to record lows as ...
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Ecstasy
About Ecstasy; And How to Keep Yourself Safe

About Ecstasy; And How to Keep Yourself Safe

Ecstasy is another name for MDMA, which stands for methylenedioxymethamphetamine). It’s a stimulant drug that’s typically used as a party ...
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Alcohol
Are accidents related to alcohol common in the workplace?

The Causes and Effects of Workplace Drinking

Are accidents related to alcohol common in the workplace? The merry season is here once more, but some people find ...
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Alcohol
single use breathlayzer

The Perfect Christmas Gift for Your Staff

It’s Christmas time again, and that means employees get the time to know each other and socialise at the annual ...
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