Less than 40% of Vancouver street drugs contain their expected substance

published on August 3, 2018 by DH Vancouver Staff in Daily Hive

The majority of street drugs tested in Vancouver don’t contain the substance people thought they’d purchased, according to results of a drug checking pilot study.

The pilot study was implemented in November 2017 and over the first six months of the study, researchers tested 1,714 substances, finding that less than two-fifths (39%) were found to contain the substance that the client expected.

View the full article