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

Posted by John Wicks on Sep 7, 2017

Whether looking to avoid losing custody of children, applying for a job where passing a drug test is mandatory, or trying to avoid fault after an industrial accident has occurred, the internet is full of stories of those looking to cheat hair tests. There are also (somewhat dubious) tales of how some have succeeded.

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

Posted by John Wicks on Aug 16, 2017

Hair testing is a complex, specialist, lab-based process, but the questions our team are asked on a day-by-day basis are firmly rooted in the real world. They reflect hair testing’s growing contribution to social work, family law and workplace drug testing.

Two questions crop up more often than most. How do drugs and alcohol get into hair – and how long do they stay detectable with hair testing?

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How hair collection could make or break a family law case

Posted by Lolita Tsanaclis on Jan 11, 2017

Hair testing is a fast, accurate and non-invasive means of testing for drug and alcohol use over long periods.

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