The impact of COVID-19 on alcohol-related deaths

In October 2020, we published a report - The Impact of COVID on Drug and Alcohol Misuse - which you..

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Could sobriety tags reduce the UK’s alcohol problem?

Did you know over half a million people in the UK are dependent on alcohol, and that 82% aren’t..

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Why a PEth test is best (everything you need to know about the latest blood test for alcohol)

As of late 2019, Cansford Labs has had another blood alcohol testing method in its armoury in the..

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Why one hair test for alcohol is enough

In hair strand drug testing, two alcohol markers - EtG and FAEE (or EtPa) are generally measured to..

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What are the exact levels of drugs detected in hair?

  It is popularly believed that hair analysis can give an indication of the level of drug use. So..

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Workplace drug testing policy

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New consensus on alcohol markers in hair published by SoHT

The latest edition of the consensus for the use of alcohol markers in hair was published by the..

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

While still a relatively new addition to laboratory diagnostics, point-of-care (POC) testing has..

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