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Getting the best detection with saliva Cannabis drug test kits

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Detecting cannabis using saliva tests can give rise to unexpected results, especially if the test sample is not collected correctly, or if the donor has eaten, drunk or otherwise removed THC residues from the mouth. Collectors need to be aware of this when interpreting results. A negative test does not indicate the drug has not been used, just that there is no residual parent THC left in the oral cavity! Unlike urine drug testing kits, saliva Cannabis drug tests only detect parent THC compounds, (parent THC refers to the active THC drug compound, before it is metabolised by the body)...

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Providing drug testing solutions within the UK construction Industry.

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UK contractors, suppliers and clients of the  construction industry reportedly undertake rigorous and regular measures to tackle this issue including zero tolerance to drugs and alcohol, random testing, providing information on drugs and alcohol through toolbox talks, site inductions and resources such as on-site posters But despite this in the last major study of employees, 65% had never been tested, while 59% had concerns about the safety issues resulting from drug and alcohol use within the industry. 35% were aware of instances where colleagues had been under the influence of drugs or alcohol within work. All business have a responsibility and interest...

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Introducing ALLTEST DSD-8135 oral fluid (saliva) drug test kits

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The DSD-8135 is great choice drug test kit for healthcare and workplace drug testing Comprehensive broad spectrum screening for the common drugs of abuse in a single, easy and accurate single saliva 13 panel drug test design. The combination of 12 drug groups plus alcohol included in the DSD-8135 panel makes it a great choice for both healthcare and business drug testing. It includes all the UK roadside drug testing groups. The addition of an alcohol test also improves the value of the screening kit in emergency healthcare situations where a fast diagnosis of alcohol or drug related emergencies is critical....

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Pregabalin and Gabapentin to be reclassified as Class C drugs

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Prescription painkiller abuse

It was announced last week that the home office is going to crack down on the massive over prescription of Pregabalin and Gabapentin by GP's and hospital doctors that we have seen in the last few years in an attempt to reduce the widespread abuse of these addictive drugs.

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New 9-Panel drug test launched specifically for HMP & Probation Services

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New on the UK market is our ALLTEST 9 panel HMP combination drug test kit offering 9 drug screens tailored to the drug testing requirements of HM Prison and Probation Services. 

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