Illegal drugs and security

Last updated 22 Jul 16 @ 11:23 |

Dr Paul Yates explains what can be done to bring illegal drug use to an end

Illicit drug use, with its well-established relationship to acquisitive crime and violence, poses a variety of security challenges, particularly in homeland security, safety-critical workplaces and prisons. There is evidence that detection of illegal drug use in individuals through screening acts as a deterrent to drug abuse. A range of drug tests is available, each with their own advantages and limitations. But could improved drug screening methods help us tackle the security challenges of illegal drug use more effectively?

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