Vancouver Pride celebration to offer anonymous drug checks

A spectrometer will test substances including opioids, stimulants and MDMA.

For the first time, those planning to use street drugs at Vancouver's Pride celebration can anonymously screen them for dangerous substances like fentanyl.

 

Len Tooley being interviewed in Vancouver
"We've done everything we can to ensure that it's a safe space where people can confidentially get their drugs tested and have a safe and happy Pride," said Len Tooley of the Community-Based Research Centre for Gay Men's Health. (CBC News)

 

This article was written by Jennifer Wilson and originally posted on CBC. Please click HERE to read the full article.

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Vancouver Pride celebration to offer anonymous drug checks
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