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moneySource: UPI

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 (UPI) — Cocaine is present in up to 90 percent of paper money in the United States and it may be related to the economic downturn, U.S. researchers said.

 

Study leader Yuegang Zuo of the University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth tested banknotes from more than 30 cities in five countries and found the United States and Canada had the highest contamination rates, with an average of between 85 percent and 90 percent. China and Japan had the lowest, between 12 percent and 20 percent contamination, Zuo said. Read More

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August 16, 2009 at 11:05 pm

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