Test Your Drink has made it through to the semi-final of the ‘VOOM 2016’ entrepreneur competition! Owner of the Derry anti drink-spiking start-up, Gary Bates, says Virgin Media Business confirmed the great news yesterday but they were bound to secrecy until today. “We are delighted to be one of the top 20 in the…Details
Every year in the UK, hundreds of people are through to the the victims of drink spiking, where drugs or alcohol are added to someone’s drink without them knowing.
We produce a small user friendly drug testing product which has 5 small squares of paper that can be used to test for the predatory drugs GHB and Ketamine.
Test Your Drink is very easy to carry around and can be used discreetly.
Simply tear out a sheet and dip it into your drink.
If any of the testing spots turn red then this is an indicator that your drink contains GHB.
If any of the testing spots turn blue then this is an indicator that your drink contains ketamine.
A recent survey found that one in four women drinkers believed that they had a drink spiked at least once.
This product also has five panels which can be used for printing any promotional advertising, or health information.
There are things you can do to minimise the chances of drink spiking when you go out to clubs, pubs or parties. One of the most obvious and sensible things is to go out with friends, and to watch out for each other. Here’s our list of DOs and DONTs: DON’Ts Don’t accept drinks from…Details
As far back as 2004, a Guardian/Channel 4 survey across 19 UK cities showed 1 in 4 women said they’d had drinks spiked in a pub or club. In 2014, a crime survey by ITV carried suggested a figure of 1 in 10,and a 2013 Swansea student survey put it as high as 1 in…Details
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