If you’re in Italy and after some cocaine, Turin is probably the place to go, while cannabis fans would be better off visiting the student cities of Bologna and Florence. At least that’s what a study of psychotropic substances present in the air of eight Italian cities suggests.
The findings, published in the journal Environmental Pollution, follow up on prior work revealing trace elements of the substances in Taranto and Rome. At the time the author of both papers, chemist Angelo Cecinato of Rome’s Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research, had said, «We considered it a curiosity». This time around however, atmospheric levels were monitored over the course of a year in Palermo, Turin, Rome, Bologna, Florence, Milan, Naples and Verona, with cocaine, cannabinoids, Συνέχεια →