1 in 10 Sober People Have Cocaine or Heroin on Their Fingertips

1 in 10 Sober People Have Cocaine or Heroin on Their Fingertips

There's a lot of cocaine and heroin in the world, and there's a pretty good chance you've got a tiny bit of it on your body right now — even if you've never knowingly touched the stuff. That's the conclusion of a new paper published in the journal Clinical Chemistry today (March 22), which found that 13 percent of drug-free study participants had traces of the drugs on their fingertips. The participants, residents of the United Kingdom tested at the University of Surrey, didn't have enough heroin or cocaine on their fingers for it to be visible, and certainly not...

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