substance abuse

German police could soon use honeybees, in place of sniffer dogs, to curb drug trafficking

With illegal drug use and possession steadily on the rise, law enforcement officials are looking for more efficient and accurate ways of detecting the presence of narcotics. While sniffer dogs are indeed quite valuable as sensitive biological detectors, ever-changing drug laws have made the so-called drug “alert” less reliable. Furthermore, retraining these dogs to identify…