Press Release PR9.NET
Home Submit Press Release Search Archives
Press Release
Advanced Search
BROWSE BY CATEGORY

Home Home
Consumer Information
Cooking, Family
Marriage, Shopping
Organization, Pets

Business Business
Computers Computers
Entertainment Entertainment
Games Games
Health Health
Science Science
Sports Sports
Society Society
Teens Teens
Press Release Category Home - Family - www.hairconfirm.com Release Date: July 20, 2007

Confirm BioSciences Introduces First Home Hair Follicle Drug Screening Test to Combat Illicit Drug Abuse by Teenagers


By www.hairconfirm.com
July 20, 2007
Send SEND Print PRINT Download PDF Version PDF Contact www.hairconfirm.com CONTACT

Confirm BioSciences Introduces First Comprehensive Home-based Hair Follicle Test to Combat Marijuana, Cocaine, Ecstasy and Illicit Substance Abuse

PR9.NET July 20, 2007 - SAN DIEGO, CALIF. - Confirm BioSciences, a San Diego-based biotech company, announced today the introduction of HairConfirm™, a home-based hair follicle drug test kit that screens for cocaine (including crack cocaine), marijuana, amphetamine (meth/amphetamine and ecstasy), opiate (heroin and codeine) and Phencyclidine (PCP and angel dust). HairConfirm™ is the first home test of its kind to provide accurate results and a detailed drug history report-detecting drug use for up to 90 days and identifying whether the user is a low, medium or high user. Moreover, it will definitively show if someone has not consumed illicit substances. Test results are available two business days after the lab receives the sample, the fastest turnaround time in hair testing.

HairConfirm™ enables parents to take a more proactive role in preventing their children's illegal drug use. With nearly one in 10 children over the age of 12 abusing drugs (US Department of Health and Human Services, 2004), addiction remains a grave problem among teenagers and often contributes to crime and violence, teen pregnancies, school dropouts and death. A 2002 research by Teens Today 2002 shows that parents are the number one deterrent to a teen's decision to use drugs and 66 percent of parents are willing to use drug testing as a prevention tool. "HairConfirm™ is an important tool for

parents who want to prevent and combat drug addiction," said Zeynep Ilgaz, CEO of Confirm BioSciences. "Talking with your teen about drugs and taking preventive measures like hair drug testing can be a significant factor in preventing substance abuse."

Hair follicle drug testing is a highly trusted method of drug detection. Unlike urine or saliva testing which can be tampered with and detectable for only up to two or three days, HairConfirm™ will screen for the five most popular drug classes to determine a 90-day drug history. Test results can show the trend of a habit over time and accurately determine what drugs were used. Marianne D., a concerned parent's fictitious name to ensure her privacy based in Garwood, New Jersey has tried HairConfirm™ and said, "…This has been the second time I've had to use this, unfortunately. I don't know what I would have done without it."

Based on research performed by Confirm BioSciences on current use of home-based drug testing kits by parents, hair drug testing is a preferred method of testing teenagers for drug abuse for many of the parents in cities like Newport Beach, Palo Alto, Carlsbad, Redondo Beach, Del Mar, Huntington Beach, Bellevue, Southfield, Newton, Wayne, Stamford, Troy, Wheaton, Norwalk, Austin, McKinney, and Edison. Drug abuse by teenagers is not a problem limited to low income urban areas and marijuana use is not the only problem for most families. The U.S. government is taking proactive measures for teenagers to be tested both at home and in school. The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy recently announced that it will hold four regional summits promoting random student drug testing in public middle schools.


# # #

Download PDF Version Download PDF Version:
Confirm BioSciences Introduces First Home Hair Follicle Drug Screening Test to Combat Illicit Drug Abuse by Teenagers


Contact Information of www.hairconfirm.com Contact Information of www.hairconfirm.com
Phone 1858-430-2800
Website http://www.hairconfirm.com
E-Mail E-mail Address Protected
Address Siobhan Byrne
SAN DIEGO


About www.hairconfirm.com

Confirm BioSciences Introduces First Comprehensive Home-based Hair Follicle Test to Combat Marijuana, Cocaine, Ecstasy and Illicit Substance Abuse


Recent News Headlines
  • KORXX cork toys launches successful at Kickstarter
    KORXX has successfully launched its crowdfunding campaign at Kickstarter. KORXX is the toy brand from the PLES GmbH for toys that are made out of natural cork. The funding will enable further development of the products and the company. ...

  • UCView Revolutionizes Digital Signage Licensing Platform
    UCView is offering digital signage users a new way to choose their digital signage solution. Now, consumers will be able to download a demo version of UCView's server software as well as use it on their own hardware and operating systems. After the trial period is over, end-users can continue using the software on their own servers with a monthly subscription plan. ...

  • New tiles for hospitality debut at Marble Systems new display, booth 2079, HDExpo Vegas, May 13, 2015
    Marble Systems will show off their newest contract-hospitality natural stone and porcelain decorative wall tiles and floor tiles in their new booth ? 2079 - at HDExpo, Mandalay Las Vegas, May 13-14-15, 2015. Free Starbucks gift cards giveaway! ...

  • Stone Restoration Specialist Announces Noteworthy Demand for Stone Cleaning
    To exceed in business it is important to offer comprehensive niche services. This provision demands astuteness, determination and time-served experience. Durham-based stone cleaning and restoration specialists, Absolutely Floor Restore announce increased demand for their services as a result of this approach. ...

  • Sesame Smart Lock Accommodates New Technology
    Sesame allows users to lock and unlock their doors using the Sesame app on their smartphones. It is the only smart lock that syncs the movement of the lock with the phone, providing exact control of the angle to which the lock turns. ...

More Press Releases
Industry Category of Current Press Release
    Copyright © 2004 - 2014 PR9.NET - All rights reserved RSS Feeds Submit Press Release Terms of Service Privacy Policy