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Monthly Archives: February 2017

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Forensically Always Ahead of The Pack

Forensic Lawyers and the Detection of Designer Drugs One of the primary responsibilities of a forensic lawyer is to produce evidence of the presence (or lack thereof) of a particular drug in the biological sample of their client or the client of their opposing counsel. With the recent development of…

Why do You Need a Toxicology Lawyer?

Drug Facilitated Crimes – Analytical Considerations Part 2 Here are some of the techniques that toxicologists and toxicology lawyers use to analyze blood and urine samples for poisonous organic compounds: Headspace Gas Chromatography: Gas chromatography (GC) is a technique used to detect and identify organic compounds that are volatile and…

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Drug Toxicology: Impairment & Driving

Driving while under the influence of drugs (DUID) is a serious and potentially fatal offense. Part one of this drug toxicology series will focus on what happens if a person is caught driving under the influence of drugs, the forensic tests needed as well as the challenges that arise when…

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Drug Testing: Sweat Patches 101

Analysis of biological fluids and tissues provide the most reliable method to documenting human drug exposure. The chemical analysis of human sweat in the form of drug testing sweat patches has become an effective method of monitoring drug use over an extended period of time. The sensitivity, specificity and reliability…

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NarcoPouch Test False Positive Dilemma

From as early as the 1900’s, police and investigators across the United States have used NarcoPouch tests to detect illegal drugs and substances. The NarcoPouch test offers a simple and easy way to detect illicit substances; officers simply have to drop the suspected sample into the pouch and watch for…

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