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September Newsletter! Dangers of Fentanyl Abuse, Back to School.

Dangers of Fentanyl Abuse Last month, the CDC released a Public Health Alert about the increase in Fentanyl related overdoses and deaths. Fentanyl is an extremely potent synthetic opioid, which is 50 times stronger than heroin. It is famously attributed to the death of the singer “Prince.”  It’s legal use is for pain management after surgery, or to treat chronic pain for patients who are physically tolerant to other opiods. …Read More

Interquest of Tennessee in the News!

Original article from the Advocate and Democrat, can be seen here.   The Monroe County School System has gone to the dogs…literally. Last fall, the school system entered into an agreement with Interquest Detection Canines, Inc. (IDC), to provide trained detection canines to conduct random, unannounced inspections of the school district campuses. According to Rocky Montgomery, IDC, based out of Houston, Texas, has been providing trained canines to school systems …Read More

February Newsletter. Marijuana Keif, Lipstick Pipe, Flashback!

Kief is the trichome or “hair” of the mature marijuana plant. It is primarily used for making hash, but it can also be smoked or used for cooking edibles. For more info, click here. Kief find by an Interquest K-9 “K-9 Korner” Actual Finds in Schools by Interquest Canines  Marijuana pipe in form of lipstick   Flashback to 1988! Owner, Debbie Farmer all dressed up for a trade show. Mon. Feb 15, …Read More

January Newsletter. Liquid THC and Vaporizers

Liquid THC and Vaporizers  Liquid THC is the preferred option of ingestion for many marijuana users. According to the website,liquidweed.org, it is easy to consume, difficult to smell and easier to transport than traditional marijuana. It is readily available online, and it’s possible to make it at home. This is an actual recent Interquest K9 find. Vapor pens used for consuming THC liquid. These “pens” are powered by a small lithium battery and …Read More

Concealing the Odor of Marijuana

Known as “sploof” or “bounce blower”, a method commonly used by marijuana smokers to attempt to conceal the odor of the smoke. Basically, it’s a toilet paper tube with dryer sheets attached to one end with rubber bands. Our Interquest Detection Canines can locate and our handlers can identify them in schools and industry!

Interquest Detection Canines Participate in Red Ribbon Week 2014

Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. The National Family Partnership organized the first nationwide Red Ribbon Campaign in 1988. Since that time, the campaign has reached millions of U.S. children. In 1997, the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (now the Department of State Health Services) began committing resources to ensure the continuation of the Red Ribbon Campaign in Texas, as …Read More