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Dirty Money? Researchers say most cash has traces of cocaine, other drugs

Posted at 8:48 AM, Jun 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-27 11:48:52-04

The term "dirty money" takes on a new meaning after the results from a recent study showed that cash is one of the dirtiest things you'll touch all day.

Researchers found the bacteria that causes acne, DNA from pets and traces of drugs from money.

The report states that almost 80% of the money you touch has traces of drugs on it, with the most common being cocaine. For these reasons, researchers ae now trying to find a way to clean money between transactions.

Imagine, your ATM is no longer just a money dispensary but a cash carwash.

Welcome to 2017.