Category: Studies

Do you think doping occurs in UK Athletics?

Doping in sport is in the headlines again. Crystal Health polled 170 people and asked ‘Do you think doping still occurs in UK Athletics?’ Read more

DNA Testing on Jeremy Kyle gets the thumbs down

Crystal Health Group recently polled 430 people and asked the question:

Is the Jeremy Kyle Show the right platform for disclosing DNA test results?

Read more

Positive Drug Test for consumption of Poppy Seeds!

Following on from the post titled ‘Poppy Seeds or Poppy Cock’; regarding the BBC report on a positive drug test due to poppy seeds, I thought I would follow up with an example that occurred recently with one of our clients. Read more

Poppy Seeds or Poppy Cock?

While it may be true that consuming poppy seeds can affect the outcome of a drug test, an article on the BBC entitled ‘These foods can make you test positive for drugs’ may not be entirely accurate. Read more

Will cannabis be legalised in the UK?

A Poll undertaken by Crystal Health Group has received more than 750 votes for whether cannabis should be legalised in the UK for recreational use.

The results show a surprising 55% in favour of legalising the class B drug. However, the drug is still illegal despite increased lobbying to relax the laws lead by the Liberal Democrats. Read more

Pre-Employment Drug Testing

Pre-employment Drug Testing

Pre-employment drug testing is an important part of the recruitment process. In particular, for safety critical and ‘business …

Managing workplace drug testing

Oral Fluid Drug Testing – A fairer test for the workplace?

Many of our commercial drug testing clients are opting for the Lab Oral Fluid Drug Test. They see it as a fairer method for …

Drug and Alcohol policy

Do you need a Drug and Alcohol Policy?

Employers may have to tackle problems relating to drug and alcohol misuse among employees at some time. It is estimated that …