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Katharine McDonald

Pill testing Gladys

Pill testing: The time is now

I dropped my first pill when I was nineteen.  It was at a club in Fortitude Valley and I was partying with people I’d only known only a short time. We don’t talk anymore. “We’re gonna get some pingers,” one of them said. “Do you want any?” I’d grown up around drugs; I knew the …