Can drug dogs smell hydrocodone pills?

Asked By: Duane Kris
Date created: Fri, Dec 11, 2020 12:31 PM
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Using the many receptors in their noses, dogs can smell hydrocodone, however, it's not a good idea for dogs to do this because the substance can cause the dog to overdose.
Answered By: Joy Tremblay
Date created: Sat, Dec 12, 2020 2:34 PM

How hydrocodone (and other opioids) works

How hydrocodone (and other opioids) works
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Drug test results typically take 24 to 48 hours, depending on the type of test being performed (e.g., urine, hair or DOT).
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Dan Hayter, founder of K9 Global Training Academy and a former chief of the military drug dog trainer, agrees that edibles aren't impossible to trace. "A dog can be taught to recognize marijuana mixed into flour without too much difficulty," he says.
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Anyone who wants to report drug activity can contact Crime Stoppers via phone or online. A national tip line is available 24/7, and the program also operates out of local offices. Witnesses to drug crimes can make an anonymous phone call or fill out an online form.
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So if you're wondering whether dogs can smell dab pens, the answer is an unwavering yes. Whether you're inhaling marijuana or tobacco, dogs are able to sniff it out, even if the vape pen is small and discrete.
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Drugs

  1. Illegal drug trafficking: submit a Tip online or call your local DEA office.
  2. Report criminals posing as DEA Special Agents, illegal sales/distribution of drugs; suspicious online pharmacies and other drug-distribution-related crimes. 877-RxAbuse (877-792-2873)
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Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illegal drug heroin, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and pain relievers available legally by prescription, such as oxycodone (OxyContin®), hydrocodone (Vicodin®), codeine, morphine, and many others.
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In 2016, about 200,000, under 16%, of the 1.3 million people in state jails, were serving time for drug offenses. 700,000 were incarcerated for violent offenses.

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