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Free drug checking is a service which tests the safety of your recreational substances. It is available in New Zealand on a limited basis thanks to KnowYourStuffNZ, a volunteer organisation which we support and work with closely. 

Drug checking is harm reduction. It arms people with knowledge about the substance they intend to consume. It allows people to make more informed and safer decisions about how they will consume a substance if at all.

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