Tox Tuesday: Roadside drug testing

Roadside drug testing has become a reality in areas of Australia and Europe, and could soon be the case in Canada as well as in the United States if current legislation is passed.

Developed in an effort to deter drugged-driving and the fatal accidents that can result, some see roadside drug testing as important as […]

Tox Thursday: High school drug testing

Drug testing high school students before they are allowed to participate in school-sponsored athletics or other extracurricular activities has been a hot issue dating back to 1995 when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against student privacy and upheld the constitutionality of drug testing student athletes. The court upheld the ruling again in 2002, and by […]

Tox Tuesday: Oral fluid testing

Today there are several types of sample matrices used with forensic drug detection tests that are used around the world to identify the use and abuse of both prescription and illegal drugs.

Urine testing, for example, is one of the most commonly used and referred to methods, along with blood and hair testing. While […]