By Paul Martino

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Westmoreland County Sheetz has installed a blue light system in their restrooms with the goal of fighting against the deadly opioid addiction sweeping the nation.

The Freeport Street Sheetz in New Kensington is testing the lighting system. Most customers don’t even realize the purpose of the blue lights.

The hope is that addicts will avoid those restrooms because the blue lights make it more difficult to locate a vein in their arm for injecting opioids.

Sheetz hopes the lighting system will be enough to help keep addicts out of their restrooms.

The results of the system are, so far, unknown.

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