Drug Related Deaths on the Increase

Drug Related Deaths on the Increase

The official figures have shown the number of drug-related deaths in England and Wales rose to record levels last year.

This has been making plenty of recent headlines, but the news did not come as a surprise to Crystal Health Group. Read more

Illegal drugs tested at an arts and music festival

In a first for the UK, visitors to the Secret Garden Party, an arts and music festival held annually at Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire, were given the chance to have their illegal drugs tested to determine their content before they took them.

Around 200 people used the testing facility, which had the blessing of the local police and council.

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The use of cocaine and ecstasy in middle-class households is on the rise.

Official figures published show that 3% of people aged 16-59 in households with an annual income of at least £50,000 said they had taken cocaine in the last year, up from 2.2% in the previous 12 months.

Use of other ‘recreational’ drugs by the country’s middle classes has also increased sharply. The proportion who had taken ecstasy was 2.2%, up from 1.5% in the previous year, while for cannabis the figure climbed from 5.6% to 6.1%. Read more

Alcohol testing is still important in the workplace

Although trends these days show that employees are more likely to have recreational drugs in their system than alcohol, testing …

Metal detectorists spiked with space cakes

An act of ‘random lunacy’ put a group of Metal detectorists at serious risk. They were taken to hospital after …

Crystal Health Group ISO Audit Pass

External audits passed again

We are delighted to announce that the company has attained three ISO standard certifications for another year. This means …