Summer festival season is off to a tragic start 🙁
“The more education that we can bring to this health issue at our festival, the better.”
He’s concerned for the message it sends young people, despite his police force strip searching over 120 underage people in the past three years.
“We’ve got the research to back pill testing and now we know it’s affordable, so there’s no reason for the Government to continue dragging its feet.”
Despite scientists, experts and now a NSW coroner recommending it.
“With two pill testing pilots conducted in Australia having provided the data … the onus really is on those who oppose pill testing to provide more than empty rhetoric to support their position.”
“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.