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Guidelines are needed if drug testing of those arrested by the police becomes compulsory

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 01 January 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:56
  1. A R W Forrest, professor of forensic toxicology (
  1. Department of Forensic Pathology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S3 7ES

    EDITOR—The prime minister's announcement at the last Labour Party conference that the government proposes to introduce compulsory drug and DNA testing for people arrested for indictable offences before they have been convicted will raise some …

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