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  • Most People in Finland Aged Under 30 Know Someone Who Uses Drugs

    According to a survey carried out by the Finnish Institute for Health and Wellness THL, most Finnish citizens who are under 35 years old know at least one person who uses drugs.
  • UK Fentanyl Deaths

    The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) has reported that deaths caused by the drug fentanyl are on the rise in the UK, in a report published on 3rd Jan
  • Seychelles Drug Epidemic

    The Seychelles is suffering from a drug epidemic. Nearly 10% of its 94000 population are addicted to heroin, according to the Agency for the Prevention of Drug Abuse and Rehabilitation (APDAR) in
  • Scottish Police’s Crackdown on Drug-Drivers

    Every year, Police Scotland launch a campaign that is aimed to prevent an increase in the number of drug-drivers around the festive period. The campaign will have a zero-tolerance approach towards the
  • Join us at NAME 2019, Kansas City

    A recent report in The Guardian stated that opioid overdoses in the US increased by 30% in a 14-month period between 2016 – 2017. Following 142,000 US hospital overdoses between July 2016
  • Screening in the Emergency Department

    On a global scale, emergency departments have been providing critical access to the health care system for many years, however, more recently visits to the emergency department has been an opportunity to
  • Randox Toxicology – Evidence MultiSTAT

    Using our revolutionary Biochip Array Technology (BAT), the Evidence MultiSTAT is an automated analyser that enables on-site simultaneous detection of up to 21 classical, prescription and synthetic drugs from a single sample.
  • Prescription Drugs – UK

    Health chiefs within the UK are worried that hundreds of thousands of people are becoming addicted to prescription drugs.  A Public Health England Review found that a quarter of adults were using
  • TIAFT 2019

    Joao Matias of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction has stated that “Cocaine use is going up”. Britons use more cocaine than almost any other country in Europe. In
  • Drug Related Deaths – Scotland

    In the past year, Scotland’s drug related deaths have increased dramatically by 27%. Almost levelling the fatality rate per capita with the US. The latest figures showed the majority of fatalities was