New drug-testing technology could change police and workplace drug tests

New drug-testing technology, using mouth-swabs and fingerprint tests to identify illicit drugs in saliva and sweat molecules, could transform police and workplace drug-testing.

The “lab-on-a-chip” technology detects different drug classes including cocaine, amphetamines, MDMA, benzodiazepines and opiates.

Current police drug testing can identify a substance in the system but must go to a laboratory for further testing for more information.

Read more at University of South Australia