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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Okorie Okorocha

The Controlled Substance Act

Okorie Okorocha’s Forensic Expertise in Legal Court Okorie Okorocha brings the specialized knowledge of toxicology to the court room, where the science of forensic toxicology functions as a witness alongside the legal system of the Controlled Substance Act. Forensic toxicologist experts simplify complex scientific concepts, and ensure that the correct…

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Drug Facilitated Crimes – Evidence Collection

Forensic Toxicology | Strict Evidence Collection The value of forensic toxicology rests entirely on the sample evidence that is collected and applied to analytical chemistry. Drug-facilitated crimes (DFCs) have increased significantly in recent times, and so has the need for a forensic toxicologist expert. These crimes include robbery or assault…

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Waiting to Exhale

Drug Testing – Don’t Hold Your Breath In California, there is a new drug testing apparatus on the block that law enforcement has taken a liking to. It is a breathalyzer that tests for the presence of marijuana in your system, for people who are driving while under the influence….

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The Journey of The Drug Test

Urine and Blood Testing and How the Procedures Work Drug Testing Drug testing is incredibly important to ensuring that places of work and business are not compromised, and that people aren’t put into dangerous situations by coworkers who are impaired. Drug testing can take two approaches, either to check for…

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Forensic Toxicology: How Drugs Affect Driving

In many criminal investigations it may be that analytical information is needed or testing required regarding the presence of substances at a crime scene or within a person’s body. This is the purpose of forensic toxicology: to test bodily fluids or other substances for toxic chemicals in order to obtain…

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How Doses Influence Drug Toxicology: Pharmacodynamics

Studying the effects drugs have on the body, known as pharmacodynamics, is particularly important to drug toxicologists. In this next article of our Drug Driving series, a drug toxicologist will explain everything you need to know about what drugs do to your body. What Does Pharmacodynamics Mean? Unlike the study…

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How Does Pharmacokinetics Influence Drug Toxicology

In this installment of our series on drug driving, we will be investigating the study of pharmacokinetics and how it is used during the drug toxicology process. What Does Pharmacokinetics Mean? Pharmacokinetics is a subcategory of pharmacology that is interested in what the body does to drugs. Like germs or…

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