Category: News Post
Posted: July 18 2018
Author: CDPE

Comparing Models of Drug Checking Services in Canada

Models of drug checking services (DCS) in Canada differ in important ways, including targeted sub-populations of people who use drugs (who can access the service and when) and the technology used for analysis of samples (which impacts how long it takes to receive results and what information is available from the analysis). This resource aims to provide an overview of select DCS in Canada that are harmonizing research protocols and approaches for the purpose of ensuring nationwide comparability of collected evidence.