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Hysteria Over Date Rape Drugs: New at Reason

Nik Frey/Creative Commons 2.5Nik Frey/Creative Commons 2.5Three Florida high schoolers won this year's Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge with a plan to make a straw that detects date rape drugs. The project sounds great, but a lot of the reporting on the project does not. As Liz Wolfe explains, the practice of slipping date rape drugs into drinks is nowhere near as common as many reporters seem to think.

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