Traces Of Opioids Found In Seattle-Area Mussels

A recent study shows mussels in Puget Sound have tested positive for trace amounts of the opioid oxycodone.

Researchers said the discovery of pharmaceuticals and illicit drugs in local harbors is not uncommon, but the agency noted that this is the first time that oxycodone has been found in shellfish.

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Source: NPR