Drug biomarker could lead to rape convictions

A GHB metabolite shows up in the urine even 20 hours after the drug has been ...

Gamma hydroxybutyric acid – better-known as GHB – is a drug that makes people sleepy and can induce amnesia. That’s why it’s become a popular “date rape” drug. Unfortunately for law enforcement officials, it can only be detected in the body for a few hours after being ingested. Thanks to new research conducted by Spanish and British scientists, however, there may soon be another way of proving that someone has been given GHB.

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Publicado el 09 de agosto del 2017