Test that Shit Study: A Drug Testing Pilot Project Winnipeg

People who use drugs (PWUD) in Winnipeg have reported changes to the availability of
substances since the onset of the COVID-19. Anecdotal reports indicate price fluctuations and
scarcity of methamphetamine (meth, crystal meth) with more street opioids available than

The purpose of this project was threefold:
1. Assess acceptability of Take-Home FTS use among people who use drugs in
Winnipeg, Manitoba;
2. Determine a rough estimate of the presence of fentanyl in Winnipeg’s illegal drug
supply, and;
3. Determine if Take-Home drug testing results affect an uptake in safer drug use
practices among PWUDs.

Test That Shit: A Drug Testing Pilot Project Winnipeg