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Issues in forensic lab affect drug driving tests across 23 forces

An investigation into Synlab, a forensic laboratory used by a number forces, is underway after issues arose around the threshold of cannabis levels for a prosecution of drug-driving.

Issues in forensic lab affect drug driving tests across 23 forces

Date - 23rd July 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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The concerns span 23 forces in England and Wales and reviews into potentially affected cases are ongoing. One driver has been granted an appeal by South Cumbria Magistrates' Court to reopen the case and dismiss drug-driving charges against him...
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