Cansford Labs Blog

The new drug phenomenon!

Posted on by Lolita Tsanaclis

An editorial about the growth in the number of new psychoactive substances (NPS) on the drugs market, also known as ‘legal highs’, ‘bath salts’, or ‘research chemicals’, was published in the section "Editorial and perspective" of Drug Testing and Analysis in the July-August 2014 issue.

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Topics: Scientific Presentations, Editorials

Supporting evidence based practice in child protection cases: quality of hair analysis results

Posted on by Lolita Tsanaclis

The quality of the analysis of drugs in biological material in the forensic area is important because the results of the analysis affect judicial decisions.

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Topics: Alcohol testing, Accreditation, Drug testing, Drug and DNA testing, Did you know?

Students discover Forensic Science

Posted on by James Nutt

More than 150 students attended an inspirational taster day at the University of South Wales where they learnt how forensic science applies to our everyday lives.

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Topics: Alcohol testing, Hair drug testing, News, Drug testing

Cansford was present at the Scientific Meeting of the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) in Bordeaux

Posted on by Lolita Tsanaclis

James Nutt from Cansford presented at the Scientific Meeting of the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) on "Hair analysis in the workplace: global harmonisation required", June 2014.

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Topics: Hair Collection, Scientific Presentations, Workplace Drug Testing, Drug testing

20th Meeting of the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) in Brazil - 2015

Posted on by Lolita Tsanaclis

Cansford's sister company in Brazil, ChromaTox, is hosting the 20th Meeting of the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) in São Paulo in May 2015.

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Topics: Scientific Presentations, Hair drug testing, Drug testing

SoHT - Annual conference in Bordeaux

Posted on by James Nutt

Cansford Laboratories is proud to be the only UK laboratory to be presenting at the Society of Hair Testing for the second year running! Our poster, titled “Hair analysis in the workplace: global harmonisation required”, will be on show in Bordeaux from the 11-13 June 2014.
We pride ourselves on innovation and experience in the field of hair drug testing and are proud to share our knowledge with others.

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Topics: Scientific Presentations, Hair drug testing, Drug testing, Did you know?

Do you know the signs of drug and alcohol use?!

Posted on by James Nutt

Thanks to our friends at Screen4, a handy guide has been produced to help employers identify if their staff could be under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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Topics: Alcohol testing, Workplace Drug Testing, Resources, Hair drug testing, Drug testing, Did you know?

Cansford Laboratories most recent research paper published in Drug Testing and Analysis / Wiley Online Library

Posted on by Lolita Tsanaclis

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Topics: Scientific Presentations, Drug testing

Scientists that pioneered drug and alcohol abuse testing technology celebrate 21 year milestone

Posted on by James Nutt

Scientists based in Cardiff that revolutionised the drug and alcohol abuse testing techniques reach 21st year milestone

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Topics: Editorials, In the press..., Hair drug testing, News, Drug testing, Did you know?

Happy Birthday - 21 years of hair testing!

Posted on by James Nutt

The founders of Tricho Tech, and more recently Cansford Laboratories are celebrating 21 years in the field of hair drug testing, Cansford Laboratories is proud to be featured in the Western mail today.

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Topics: Editorials, In the press..., Hair drug testing, News, Drug testing, Did you know?