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Police departments offering free tests on meth to check for deadly gluten

By Mason White 5:02 PM May 10, 2017
Man holding meth (illustration)
Man holding meth (illustration)
By: Emily Lewis

(Scroll down for video) Several police departments in the United States, are now offering free tests on meth to check whether it contains deadly gluten, according to statements posted on Facebook.

The Newark Police Department in California, made their offer public on Facebook last Thursday.

“Is your meth laced with deadly gluten? Not sure? Bring your meth down to the PD and we will test it for you for free!” The Newark Police Department wrote on Facebook.

The post went viral, getting more than 200,000 shares. So far, nobody took advantage of the offer, but police are still hopeful.

The Tecumseh Police Department in Oklahoma, is also offering free tests on meth.

“Public Services Announcement – The Tecumseh Police Department is offering FREE testing for gluten laced meth. Please bring your meth to the Tecumseh Police Department for your FREE test,” a spokesperson for the police department wrote on Facebook.

The post was shared more than 1,000 times.