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A snowy scene at Substance. Artwork by @darcie.dark.
December 2022

This month we checked 540 samples. Benzos or benzo-related drugs were found in 40% of opioid down samples.

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November's fentanyl rainbow. The colour and size of each point shows the colour of the sample and the fentanyl concentration.
November 2022

This month we checked 576 samples. Benzos or benzo-related drugs were found in 43% of opioid down samples.

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A safe supply saves pies. Substance window artwork by @darcie.dark featuring a pumpkin checking a bag of pumpkin spice.
October 2022

This month we checked 554 samples. Benzos or benzo-related drugs were found in 46% of opioid down samples.

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Straight shooters, fentanyl strip tests, 5-packs, GHB dosing kits, safer snorting kits, and hammer pipes.
September 2022

This month we checked 678 samples. Benzos or benzo-related drugs were found in 47% of opioid down samples.

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The Substance watch dog...watch dogs(?); chaotic sweet child. Original design by @darcie.dark.
August 2022

This month we checked 583 samples. Benzos or benzo-related drugs were found in 55% of opioid down samples.

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Some solicited advice to consider. Beautiful stickers by @radicalbuttons
July 2022

This month we checked 575 samples. Benzos or benzo-related drugs were found in 46% of opioid down samples.

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141 ATR-FTIR spectra (2262 cm-1  - 3110 cm-1) of Ketamine HCl samples collected at the Vancouver Island Drug Checking Project
June 2022

This month we checked 610 samples. Benzos or benzo-related drugs were found in 49% of opioid down samples.

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Rainbows of down in May
May 2022

This month we checked 505 samples. Benzos or benzo-related drugs were found in 49% of opioid down samples.

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April showers bring window art flowers. Artwork by @darcie.dark.
April 2022

This month we checked 495 samples. Benzos or benzo-related drugs were found in 46% of opioid down samples.

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March 2022

This month we checked 501 samples. Benzos or benzo-related drugs were found in 54% of opioid down samples.

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February 2022

This month we checked 326 samples. Benzos or benzo-related drugs were found in 58% of opioid down samples.

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January 2022

This month we checked 280 samples. Benzos or benzo-related drugs were found in 51% of opioid down samples.

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