Black hair care products may increase your chances of failing hair drug tests

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Building our awareness about cultural bias

In the episode, we discuss the research behind hair drug test and its cultural bias. Hair products that are mainly used by people of African descent can bathe drugs in the environments on the hair, which leads to higher rates of false positive drug test results.

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Ethnic hair care products may increase false positives in hair drug testingby David A. Kidwell, Frederick P. Smith, Arica R. Shepherd

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