Cansford Labs - The Drug and Alcohol Testing Blog

Fingernail testing: How does it work and when should you use it?

Hair raising cases in hair testing: The missing Grand Duchess

Health and Wellbeing. Pre-employment drug testing for white-collar roles

[Cansford says] Family law ‘does not need lawyers’

Why you should use oral fluid and hair testing for workplace drug tests

What do drug levels in the system mean in reality?

Workplace drug testing programmes: Key considerations

How oral fluid testing and hair testing work together in family law cases

Fentanyl on the rise: All you need to know about America's latest drug of choice

The state of UK workplace drug testing in 2019

The workplace drug testing rules around Europe

[Cansford says] Randox forensics inquiry: Forty drug-driving offences quashed

Our top hair testing blogs of 2018

[Cansford says] Facilitate access to screening, brief interventions and treatment

10 dates all family lawyers should have in their 2019 diary

Workplace drug testing: Interview with Frank Bellwood

Efficient, helpful, speedy: What our customers say about us

A comparison of SCRAM testing vs hair testing

CBD and THC oils: What's the difference and should you be testing for them?

A guide to the Cansford Labs collections process

[Cansford says] Random drug and alcohol testing could be brought in for council staff

IOSH Conference 2018: 4 key takeaways

[Cansford says] Courts for addicted parents work. So why are they being stripped of support?

IOSH 2018: 5 talks you don't want to miss

How Cansford ensures best practice collections for family law cases

Testing testing: The UK’s varied drug habit and why you might be testing for the wrong things

The hair testing collections process - Everything you need to know

5 key takeaways from the Global Drug Survey 2018

The differences between hair and fingernail drug testing

[Cansford says] The hairy problem with drug testing

The differences between hair and blood drug testing

The differences between hair and saliva drug testing

Hair testing vs. urine testing: A comparison

Cansford says: Exploring Australian moves to drug test welfare recipients

8 reasons to choose Cansford as your testing lab

How to prepare your client for a hair test

Why speed is of the essence for workplace drug tests

Cansford says: Launch of world’s first fingerprint-based drug use confirmation test

What does a new President of the Family Division mean for family law?

[Cansford says] Norway's drug policies

10 ways family lawyers are driving more value from their hair tests

How will Brexit affect drug and alcohol testing in the UK?

Guide: How to read your Cansford test results report

Cansford says: Pioneering family court expands in London

Workplace testing and the global workforce: where you can and can't do drug and alcohol testing

Toxicity and toxic work cultures: How to prevent workplace drug and alcohol use from damaging your business’ DNA

Xanax misuse in the workplace: Why it matters, how to spot it, and what to do about it

5 common mistakes to avoid when setting your workplace drug policy

5 talks you can't afford to miss at Health and Wellbeing at work 2018

The 4 key problems with POC devices when testing for substance misuse at work

Wilful Blindness: Why are companies shying away from workplace drug testing?

“Trial for change”: How hair testing for alcohol and drug can help in family court cases

5 key takeaways from the NSPCC's FED UP (Family Environment: Drug Using Parents) report

Holding the ACEs: How do Adverse Childhood Experiences impact people’s adult lives?

Building a history of substance use: How hair testing can help

Can hair testing play a role in reducing parental alienation?

5 must-read reports for social workers: Q4 2017

Alcohol isn’t the problem – behaviour is: Why hair test results are only part of the story for cases involving drug and alcohol abuse

5 reasons why the Motherisk scandal shouldn’t happen again

3 big New Year's resolutions for the hair drug and alcohol testing industry

Key dates in the social work diary for 2018

Bald as a coot? You can still be hair-tested. Here’s why

Hair drug and alcohol testing: Glossary of terms

5 things every social worker should know about cut-offs in hair drug and alcohol testing

Hair drug and alcohol testing in sport: What do you need to know?

The importance of dynamic drug testing for social workers

How does external contamination affect the results of a hair drug test?

Why context is everything for hair testing and social care

How much do hair tests really cost?

5 ways to avoid a hair test: And why they won't work

Hair testing 101: What are cut-offs and why do they matter?

Hair testing 101: Mass spectrometry and liquid chromatography

Hair testing 101: How do drugs and alcohol enter hair – and how long do they stay there?

What do you find when you test 57000 professional drivers for drugs?

Who tests the world’s police for drug abuse?

New Psychoactive Substances: How the SPICE epidemic took over the UK

How legal decisions are made using hair tests: the foundations of interpretation

Fitness to practise in the medical sector, and how hair testing helps

Workplace drug testing in the medical sector: Who tests when, and for what?

Drug testing in the armed forces: Comparing the US, UK and Australia

Drug testing for professional drivers: The global picture

What does the UK’s general election mean for family law and drug testing?

Society of Hair Testing Interview Series: Michelle Taylor

Hair testing for new psychoactive substances (NPS): The challenges

Drug testing for pilots: The rules around the world

Society of Hair Testing Interview Series: Wilco Duvivier

A history of workplace drug testing in the UK

Society of Hair Testing Interview Series: Alberto Salomone

Society of Hair Testing Interview Series: Markus Baumgartner

Hair testing and family law: Life-changing results in 5 real-life cases

The ethics of hair drug and alcohol testing

Society of Hair Testing Interview Series: Dr Pascal Kintz

Your hair testing and family law events calendar: 2017

Which substances can hair testing detect?

8 FAQs about hair drug testing for Family Lawyers

UK steroid use is on the rise: What does it mean for the legal sector, family law and employers?

Hair drug and alcohol testing vs. other methods: A no-nonsense guide

How hair collection could make or break a family law case

Hair testing accuracy for drug and alcohol use, and why it matters to family lawyers

3 Easy Ways to Protect the Chain of Custody in a Hair Drug Test

Behind the scenes of a hair drug test: What really happens in the lab

How hair drug testing works in Private and Public law cases

Interpreting the results of a hair drug test

How to choose the right drug and alcohol testing laboratory

Understanding the costs of a drug and alcohol test

Hair strand testing: How to be prepared for Family Court

How to choose the right drug and alcohol test

5 questions you need to ask when requesting a hair drug and alcohol test

Under the microscope: 3 myths about hair drug and alcohol testing

Hair drug testing: When is a positive test result actually a positive?

3 Ways to Secure the Chain of Custody in a Hair Drug Test

Drug testing laboratory accreditation: The what, how and why

Why “cut-off” matters in drug testing