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Subject: How are drugs measured in hair?

Date: Sat Mar 24 15:16:18 2001
Posted by Melanie
Grade level: nonaligned School: No school entered.
City: San Diego State/Province: CA Country: USA
Area of science: Chemistry
ID: 985464978.Ch

It seems so strange that illegal drugs going in through the mouth, or I guess 
the veins in some cases, can end up in the hair? How are drugs measured in hair 
since it doesn't seem to come readily in liquid form like when they do a blood 
or urine test.
Just curious.

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