Drug Traces on US Bills

90 percent of paper currency in the United States was found to have traces of cocaine on it, according to a study presented at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.

The cities of Baltimore, Boston and Detroit lead the way with the most currency found with cocaine. In the world, China and Japan had the lowest rate, with only 20 percent and 18 percent of their currencies found with traces of cocaine.

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Source:  AFP, “Cocaine traces found in 90 percent of greenbacks,” Google News, August 17, 2009.