Hair testing detects steroids in 60% of horses at major race

A shocking six out of ten horses competing in the May 7-8 horse racing trials at the Sam Houston..

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Is the government’s new anti-drug push really the right approach?

Drug addiction is a significant problem in the UK. The NHS Statistics on Drug Misuse, England 2020..

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Female cocaine fatalities on the rise in the UK

Deaths involving cocaine have risen for the eighth successive year. According to the latest data..

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Is drug misuse a problem in the world of chess?

Described by The Guardian as “Netflix’s unlikeliest hit of the year”, The Queen’s Gambit follows..

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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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Going from strength to strength: Service enhancements

Cansford becomes first UK lab to be able to test for new cut-offs for alcohol abstinence In 2019,..

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Dangers from Drug misuse are still rising

  In the media recently there have been reports that while overall drug use has been falling the..

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

The fall-out from the Randox drink-drug testing scandal continues, after the laboratory acted as..

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