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Wiping off your shopping cart could save your life, police said in deleted Facebook post

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According to a police department in Arkansas, you may want to wipe off the handle of your grocery cart before shopping.

The reason being it could save your life. They posted a warning on Facebook on Wednesday that has since been deleted raising questions about the validity of their claim.

Most people believe those wipes are there to get rid of any germs on the handles of the cart, but the police department said those wipes could keep you from touching a powerful and deadly opioid.

Fentanyl, a white, powdery substance, is a painkiller that drug dealers cut with heroin to give users a boost and stretch the supply.

 
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