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  •   Home > News > National > Dunedin

    Praise for Otago University's student association - in leading the charge in drug safety

    Praise for Otago University's student association - in leading the charge in drug safety


    Students celebrating O-Week in Dunedin will be able to get their drugs tested - before taking them.

    Wendy Allison, who is managing director for Know Your Stuff, says 40 years of telling young people not to do drugs hasn't worked.

    She says testing drugs and giving people more information, means they'll make better decisions.

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