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John Wicks

John Wicks

Conflicting drug test results: what next?

Drug testing always provides black and white answers.  It’s a fair assumption to make - but it’s..

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PEth vs. SCRAM testing for alcohol misuse

It is now estimated that nearly 600,000 of the UK population are dependent drinkers - with 81.7%..

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Guide: Drug testing in the workplace

Introduction Workplace drug testing in the UK is nothing new. It all began with the 1971 Misuse of..

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Key findings from the 2018/19 Crime Survey for England and Wales

Just how prevalent is illicit drug use in England and Wales?  That’s one of the questions that the..

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Easy and accurate: Cansford Labs’ new finger prick (PEth) test for alcohol misuse

Most people are familiar with the idea of finger prick blood tests for blood sugar or cholesterol..

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Cansford says: A zero tolerance drugs policy means no exceptions

In April 2019, West Lothian Council announced that they would be introducing a zero tolerance drugs..

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Choosing your own drug test – everything you need to know

You’re due to appear in a family court, or at a work tribunal. A solicitor has said, “you need a..

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Drug testing in the UK’s construction industry: What are the rules and regulations?

According to the Health and Safety Executive, the construction industry is in the top two sectors..

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