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  • DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze

    Drugs are taken to affect a person’s physical or mental condition in some way and in turn can negatively impact a driver’s ability to drive with full concentration. The National Highway Traffic Safety
  • Belgium’s Drug Problem

    Cannabis has been documented as the most commonly used illicit drug in Belgium by theEuropean Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction’s 2018 report. Popular among young adults aged 15-34 years with males
  • Revolutionary Multi-Analyte Testing

    Randox Toxicology’s patented Biochip Array Technology offers the world’s first multiplex screening platform with excellent cross-reactivity and unrivalled limits of detection. It is designed to work across a variety of forensic matrices such as
  • Benzodiazepines – America’s Other Prescription Drug Problem

    Benzodiazepines, sometimes called “benzos” for short, are sedatives that are primarily prescribed to treat anxiety and sleeplessness. Dr Anna Lembke, chief of addiction medicine at Stanford University Medical Centre, stated that “complications from benzos,
  • Join us at AACC!

    Join us at AACC! Randox will be attending the annual American Association for Clinical Chemistry from July 31st – August 2nd in Chicago, Illinois. What we do? Randox Toxicology aim to minimise laboratory workflow constraints whilst maximising
  • Sri Lanka – Opium Crisis

    Cannabis continues to be the most reported drug abused in Sri Lanka, however cannabis related offences have decreased from 66.2% to 61.9% in April – May 2018. Heroin is the second highest drug
  • The Next Wave in Drug Abuse

    A letter published by The New England Journal of Medicine documented that officials from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA); Douglas C. Throckmorton, Scott Gottlieb and Janet Woodcock have warned that non-opioid painkillers could
  • World Cup 2018 – Drug Facts – 12 Argentina

    For the first time since 2010, Argentina’s government has released the national drug consumption data. The report by the Argentine anti-narcotic sectariat’s drug observatory was presented by President Mauricio Macri on June
  • World Cup 2018 – Drug Facts – Day 11 Germany

    In Germany more than a quarter of the adult population have used illicit drugs, while less than 1 in 10 have done so in the last 12 months. Of these people, about
  • World Cup 2018 – Drug Facts – Day 10 Nigeria

    In recent years, Nigeria has developed a reputation as a hub for international drug trafficking. Law enforcement officials say that Nigerian criminal organisations are involved in the transportation of narcotics such as cocaine, heroin and increasingly