90% Of All U.S. Money Contains Traces Of Cocaine

Posted By Ben Goulding, 17 August, 2009 | permalink

Money Contains CocaineA new study has found that almost 90% of all paper money in the United States has traces of cocaine on it.

The study tested banknotes from 30 big cities in five countries – United States, Canada, Brazil, China, and Japan and the results were “alarming”.

U.S. and Canadian currency had the highest cocaine contamination rates of between 85 and 90 percent, while Chinese and Japanese currency had the lowest, between 12 and 20 percent contamination.

“Scientists have known for years that paper money can become contaminated with cocaine during drug deals and directly through drug use, such as snorting cocaine through rolled bills. Contamination can also spread to banknotes not involved in the illicit drug culture, because bills are processed in banks’ currency-counting machines.”

So that’s why receiving money makes me happy!

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Ricky August 18, 2009

Does it mean that drug addicted will start eating the money?lol.

Ben Goulding August 18, 2009

lol. How weird would it be to see someone eating money and getting high off it! haha.

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