“Prohibition is a policy of rejection and of saying we don’t care about drug users. Pill testing shows we take their health seriously.”
“Preventable harm and mortality can be easily avoided by implementing pill testing.”
An inquiry into festival deaths revealed the results.
There’s only one submission in favour of the laws & guess who it’s from
The woman attended Knockout Circuz, where Nathan Tran died in 2017.
“[Her] risky behaviours were driven by fear of police”
Over 1,000 gig-goers were surveyed.
There’s also been a bunch of people charged for possessing & supplying drugs
Sounds about right.
Someone show this to Berejiklian, please.
The 19-year-old claims she was booted from the event & handed a six month ban despite police finding no drugs or alcohol on her
It includes a festival that hasn’t even had its first instalment yet.
“That law doesn’t exist any other place.”
The gloves are off
“The new regulations will put festivals, events and live music in our cities, regional and remote communities under real threat”
“Not only are young people still dying, Gladys Berejiklian and co. are now dismantling an entire industry.”
A heads up to those in Sydney.
“Whole sections of our industry are now being destroyed by a knee jerk response from a government that couldn’t care less”