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“Death of a child is imminent,” detective says of vaping

Schools, sheriff, DA see demo of new weapon in fight against drugs


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School, sheriff and district attorney personnel on Friday discussed efforts that could be taken to combat vaping among teens and the vaping of illegal synthetic substances.

The meeting at the school board offices featured the demonstration of a $48,000 handheld device that could identify the “fingerprints” of thousands of different drugs, as well as explosive material with no advanced chemistry training needed to operate it.

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