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Cross Medix – Alcohol Information

By |2019-01-30T16:53:19+00:00January 17th, 2017|Categories: Cross Medix News, Media Articles, Uncategorised|

Alcohol is one of the world's most popular drug, being used as solvents and antiseptics, while primarily being used for alcoholic beverages, it can be very dangerous and harmful to bodies if used in excessive amounts. The chemical formula for ethanol, the primary form of alcohol used in alcoholic beverages. Image Source: During [...]

Cross Medix – Controversial Legal Substances & Counterfeits

By |2019-01-30T16:53:19+00:00January 17th, 2017|Categories: Cross Medix News, Media Articles, Uncategorised|

Legalization with hidden dangers With the legalization of marijuana in many states across America, there has been a rise of synthetic cannabis (shown above), creating dangers for substance users and medicinal users alike. Image source: Spencer Platt/Getty Images According to the New York Times, K2, a form of synthetic cannabis, has caused overdoses [...]

Cross Medix – Fake Every-day Medicine

By |2019-01-30T16:53:19+00:00October 18th, 2016|Categories: Cross Medix News, Media Articles|

Common drugs: counterfeiting. The ministry of health has put several commonly sold medicines at high priority - Image Source: Daily Mail - SHOME BASU There has recently been a high chance of consuming counterfeit or medicine, both prescribed or bought at chemist and pharmacy shops. A government report has warned that drugs, such as [...]

Cross Medix – The Growing Industry Of Counterfeit Substances

By |2019-01-30T16:53:20+00:00August 31st, 2016|Categories: Cross Medix News, Media Articles|

Should people be more wary of substances? Numerous drugs are now counterfeit in today's society across the world. With so many varieties of brands and substances, nearly 70% of drugs are counterfeit in some countries. - Image Source: THINKSTOCK - While most of the world's developed countries carry out effective regulatory systems and [...]

Telegraph – Drugs Testing For Rio Olympics 2016

By |2019-01-30T16:53:20+00:00May 27th, 2016|Categories: Media Articles|

23 athletes competing at Rio Olympics fail London 2012 drugs retest - Ben Rumsbey & Ben Bloom The London Olympics were in danger of being branded the dirtiest Games in history on Friday night after it was revealed that upwards of 60 athletes who took part may have been on drugs. The memory of [...]

USNews – Drug Test All Of Us

By |2019-01-30T16:53:20+00:00May 24th, 2016|Categories: Media Articles|

Drug Test All of Us Many of us receive government money, so why are we only putting welfare recipients to the test? - Adam Chodorow At least 15 states have recently passed laws requiring welfare recipients to submit to drug testing, with Arkansas and West Virginia being the most recent to join the [...]

BBC News – University DIY test kits in laboratory

By |2019-01-30T16:53:20+00:00May 13th, 2016|Categories: Media Articles|

Newsbeat analyses Newcastle University's DIY drug testing kits in a laboratory - Kat Collins DIY drug testing kits have been available for purchase at Newcastle University as well as other colleges so that students can find out whats really in the pills they take. The test kits are being sold [...]

Vice – Drug testing at Bestival

By |2019-01-30T16:53:22+00:00September 16th, 2015|Categories: Media Articles|

I Walked Around Bestival Asking to Test People's Drugs - Micheal Segalov Landing on the Isle of Wight, I jumped in a cab with two guys from London. We were all on our way to Bestival, the last big British festival of the summer, and my fare-sharers were obviously anticipating a big one, having [...]