Further discussions on drug law reform could see a regulated, accessible mobile pill testing service introduced across Victorian music festivals in the new year.
What’s behind the proposed new reforms?
“There’s a storyline that drug users don’t care and they're reckless and don’t give a shit about their own health, but it’s just not true.”
“I teared up walking in there.”
New legislation will allow people to test illicit substances at music festivals and beyond. Experts say it will save lives.
Gladys Berejiklian has said no to pill testing and yes to 'drug amnesty bins' at music festivals. Let's unpack that.
Gladys Berejiklian says pill testing doesn't work, and that it "could actually cause more deaths." A number of experts disagree.
The leaked document also recommends the removal of sniffer dogs and a restriction of police powers to conduct strip searches.
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In the 90s, they were the pill of choice. By the early 2000s they'd become public enemy number one.
"I'm definitely seeing more caution and questions being asked. Buyers now want to see the product beforehand and know how other people have reacted."
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