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can drinking chia seeds such as the drink made from "mama chia" cause a positive opiate result in a drug urine test? i read online that it can?

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Saw that online too: But i can find no evidence for it from any scientific source. The chemicals found in the plant do not cross-react with opiate tests. I do not believe that it chia seeds can cause a false positive, but poppy seeds can cause a true positive for morphine.
Answered on Jun 8, 2020
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