Verifique debuts cannabis, fentanyl detection kits

Verifique's easy and discrete tests utilize a patented dry reagent technology.
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Verifique has launched Cannabis and Fentanyl detection kits that are able to detect the substances in vape pens, edibles, pills and powders.

The easy and discrete tests utilize a patented dry reagent technology that makes them safe and convenient to use anywhere, the company said. 

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"Leading the way is vaping. Cannabis vaping is now reported by one-third of youth who vape and a larger percentage of adults," according to the company. Closely behind vaping are the edibles. There are cannabis enhanced gummies, candy, drinks, baked goodies, chewing gum and even potato chips all marketed as cannabis drug delivery devices. The gives parents and employers a new prevention/intervention tool to screen these items for Cannabis."

In addition, the company pointed out that the kits offer retailers an alternative to traditional urine test kits and allows them to expand their home test category with true innovation.

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"As more and more states legalize cannabis, and fentanyl-laced products continue to flood into our country, the demand for Verifique test kits will continue to grow. We are committed to providing products that help to address this situation and allow consumers to take control over it," the company said. 

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