We have a variety of resources to support partners, community members and interested parties in creating and running a drug checking program. All French translations were provided by GRIP Montréal www.grip-prevention.ca.


Drug Checking Technician Manual: This manual outlines basic instruction on drug checking history, procedures, protocols, and methods used by the BCCSU drug checking project. It is intended to supplement (not substitute) in-person training for new drug checking technicians. English or Français

Colours and Textures Guidelines: This guideline contains descriptions of different textures and colours of compounds commonly found when testing drugs and what drugs they are typically found in. English or Français

FTIR Spectrometer Reference Guide for Common Compounds: These provide the spectra of common substances found in drugs to help technicians identify cuts and buffs while drug checking.

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