Wellington students developing a stick to test for spiked drinks

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 16 Sep 2021, 6:16PM
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(Photo / Getty)

Wellington students developing a stick to test for spiked drinks

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 16 Sep 2021, 6:16PM

Five Wellington students are developing a paper stick to test for spiked drinks.

The prototype turns brown, when doused with a sample of a drink with rohypnol present.

Wellington East Girls' College's Ava Richardson-Lane says now they're working on making the stick itself less toxic and safer to use.

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