TIAFT Bulletin, November 2016 is now available

In this number, together with the President’s Message and the usual news about Committees, past and future meetings, you will find: The first in a new series: Forensic Toxicology Pioneers in this number Professor Bo Holmstedt by Alan Wayne Jones, PhD, DSc. UNODC and TIAFT team up for international drug control by Dr Justice Tettey, United Nations [...] Read more

XII TIAFT Regional Meeting in Latin America

Dozens of delegates from several countries of Central, Latin and North America as well as from Europe and Asia attended the 12th TIAFT Regional Meeting in Latin America held in Costa Rica. This was the first time that a TIAFT Regional Meeting was hosted in Costa Rica. The main purpose of this event was to focus on the issues of alcohol and DUI, [...] Read more

2nd TIAFT Regional Meeting in Turkey

With over 100 registered participants, the 2nd TIAFT Regional Meeting in Antalya was a great success. The main theme of the meeting was the importance of forensic toxicology in a large number of fields and aimed to communicate and establish links to new research ideas. The Meeting created opportunities for participants to present and share [...] Read more

Over 500 attend TIAFT's Annual Meeting in Brisbane

TIAFT President Heesun Chung welcomed on Monday over 500 forensic, analytical and clinical toxicologists from all over the world during the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Annual Meeting of TIAFT in Brisbane, Australia. The beautiful ceremony was enriched by speeches by local dignitaries and a Welcome to the Land by Nunukul Yuggera. [...] Read more

Update on DEA's ban of mitragynine in USA

In October 2016, and after caving to an energetic pressure campaign, the Drug Enforcement Administration said it will drop a proposed emergency ban on kratom, a Southeast Asian tree leaf product that consumers say treats pain, addiction and a long list of other conditions. The DEA now will open a public comment period ending Dec. 1, after which it [...] Read more

USA's DEA places thiafentanil into Schedule II

USA's Drug Enforcement Administration is placing the substance thiafentanil (4-(methoxycarbonyl)-4-(N-phenmethoxyacetamido)-1-[2-(thienyl)ethyl]piperidine), including its isomers, esters, ethers, salts and salts of isomers, esters and ethers as possible, into schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act effective 26 August 2016. [...] Read more

The Forensic Science Library Services – a unique resource for forensic literature and information

Forensic Science Library Services is operated and managed by Jeff Teitelbaum (of the Washington State Patrol Crime Laboratory), one of the few professional librarians in the world specializing in forensic science information resources. What can Forensic Science Library Services offer you? Forensic Science Library Services can provide forensic [...] Read more

TIAFT Bulletin, June 2016 is now available

In this number, together with the President’s Message and the usual news about Committees, past and future meetings, you will find: Perspectives in Drug Discovery - Epilogue by Alan Wayne Jones PhD, DSc. Kissing and cocaine ingestion by Pascal Kintz and the extensive review: Dried oral fluid spots by Ashley Barrett Login to secure area and [...] Read more

President Chung attends ceremonial opening of new Dubai forensic science and criminology laboratory

TIAFT President Hee-Sun Chung, PhD, was among the international dignitaries who attended the ceremonial opening of the new forensic science and criminology laboratory of the Dubai Police in the United Arab Emirates. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated the new [...] Read more

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