Fla. County Schools May Use Drug-Detecting Spray

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Two years after approving use of drug-sniffing dogs, Broward County, Fla., schools may use an aerosol spray that detects residue on desks or backpacks, similar to bomb-detection equipment used in airports, says the Miami Herald. Although drug use is down among high school seniors since the early 1980s, school systems nationwide are becoming more aggressive at attacking the problem. The federal government is offering aid to more than 20 school systems that want to try the new spray. If the Broward school board approves the kits, a principal could rub sticky paper on anything that might have . . .

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