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Niederlande. How the World’s Oldest Drug Checking Service Makes High-Risk Pills “Unsellable”

Don’t sit on your day job,” Daan van der Gouwe advised people who operate drug checking services. By which he meant, getting information out there greatly amplifies the public health benefit of what you’re doing.

The Drugs Monitoring and Information System (DIMS) in the Netherlands can proudly claim to be the oldest drug checking service in the world. It began unauthorized operations back in 1989, a time when use of “club drugs” was increasing in the country, and was formalized in 1992. (Filter, USA, 01.05.2019)

https://filtermag.org/2019/05/01/how-the-worlds-oldest-drug-checking-service-can-make-high-risk-pills-unsellable/