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The Effects of Drug Checking Services on the Reduction Of Harm Among Marginalized People Who Use Drugs: A Rapid Review

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Drug checking services (DCS) gained popularity at festivals, raves, and other party settings. More recently, crises of mortality and morbidity involving drug use have stimulated consideration of the potential value of DCS among people who use drugs addictively and are socially marginalized.

The British Columbia Ministry of Health commissioned this rapid review to investigate the effectiveness of drug checking on health harms associated with a changing drug supply.