Anyone who has ever had poppy seed cake can attest to the delicious nature of minuscule grains. As an addition in many baked goods — from cupcakes to bagels and all the breads in between — it’s hard to believe that the poppy plant is also the birthplace of one of the most addictive drugs in the world. The class of opioids was named after the original Opium and describes the life-destroying addictive properties and psychological effects of drugs such as heroin, morphine, and codeine.
So the question remains: can too many poppy seeds make you fail a urine drug test or hair follicle drug test? The answer is yes and no. Let’s find out why.
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