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Old 09 January 2010, 10:06 AM
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Default Every British bank note contaminated by cocaine within weeks of entering circulation

Police have stopped testing notes for traces of the drug in criminal investigations as the contamination is so widespread.

According to the Forensic Science Service the results are now meaningless as every note tests positive for cocaine.
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Old 09 January 2010, 07:11 PM
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I had a class recently where a handheld testing device was used. It could be set for different types of drugs or explosives, and every bill (probably 10 or 12 total) that we pulled out of our pockets to test did come back positive for cocaine.
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Old 02 December 2011, 02:09 AM
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Icon24 Staggering 1 in 10 bank notes is now tainted with cocaine

More than one in every ten bank notes in circulation is tainted with cocaine powder.

Police say growing use of the drug means the number of notes carrying traces of the Class A drug has trebled in six years.
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Old 02 December 2011, 01:31 PM
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Is that what they mean by "high finance"?
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Old 04 December 2012, 12:12 AM
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Maybe the U.S. government keeps it's supply of cocaine and money in the same room. When necessary they just make shipments from that room, the money going to the wealthy neighborhoods and the cocaine going to the poor.
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