sir, I don't take drugs, it's the brand of my toothpaste."
students at a school in Brightlingsea, England, have tested positive for drugs,
but it was a false reading apparently due to the brand of toothpaste they used.
This according to reports we have seen in the Evening
girl tested positive for crystal meth (methamphetamine) in front of all her school
friends. Her parents took her to her doctors for a urine test which proved negative.
boy tested positive for speed (amphetamine) in the same sweep.
school told reporters that they immediately questioned the results because of
the students involved.
school suspended the drugs testing.
a leading brand of toothpaste on sale in the UK can give a false reading. The
reports we have seen did not say which brand is involved.