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Cannabis for medicinal use

While debate is heating up nationally on whether to legalise cannabis for medicinal use, the Victorian and NSW Governments have decided that they will trial its use, so what does this mean for workplaces? Nothing! The trials will only relate to patients with terminal illnesses or life-threatening conditions, that would highly likely leave them...

Misuse of pharmaceutical drugs

The misuse of prescribed and over the counter drugs was again thrust into the spotlight last week, following the hospitalisation of two NRL stars after allegedly overdosing on prescription drugs. It’s clear from research that the misuse of pharmaceuticals isn’t a minor problem and it’s certainly not one just affecting sports stars, so it’s...

How do breathalysers work?

There are some states in America where a sobriety test includes walking a straight line while touching your nose, but at Integrity Sampling (and for the majority of police forces around the world) a more scientific approach is used, and this starts with the breathalyser. First and foremost, let’s clear up a common misconception....

We’re on show!

Integrity Sampling is this week at the Safety in Action Melbourne trade show, being held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. The show started yesterday and will conclude tomorrow, Thursday 17th September. Opening times are 10am to 4pm. If you’re going to be at the Safety in Action Melbourne trade show pop in...

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