Hair testing for illicit drugs in Australia

Hair testing for illicit drugs is incorrectly referred to as “hair follicle testing”. As a matter of fact, only the hair shaft goes undergoes testing and not the follicle beneath the scalp. Hair testing for drugs is rapidly becoming more frequent in Australia, primarily in: Family law court or disputed child custody situations Return to…

What You Need to Know About W-18

Morphine is a pretty strong narcotic, but its power is easily dwarfed by Fentanyl, which is reputed to be a hundred times more potent. Now can you imagine a drug that is a hundred times more powerful than Fentanyl? It’s called W-18, and it’s 10,000 times more potent than morphine. What is W-18? Here’s what…

Pill Testing at Music Festivals Urged

The death of another young man after taking a particularly bad batch of ecstasy pills at the Stereosonic Festival in Adelaide late last year has renewed calls for pill testing at music festivals and raves in Australia. Musicians, medical practitioners, parents of victims and people with varied backgrounds are now actively campaigning to get the…