Lab on UNC campus helps identify what’s in street drugs

The UNC Drug Checking Lab tests the substances in filled vials. (UNC Drug Checking Lab)

Using street drugs can be dangerous – not only because of what users know is in them – but because of what they aren’t aware of. Drugs often are laced with other substances that are undisclosed to the user. A laboratory at UNC – The Street Drug Analysis Lab – has created a way to test anonymous samples of certain drugs.

Annie Le Baron has more.

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