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Government approves trial for Groovin The Moo festival

canada goose outlet store healthGroovin The Moo in Canberra to host second pill testing trialFestival goers will be able to have their pills tested at a popular music festival after a spate of festival deaths. canada goose outlet store

Popular music festival Groovin Canada Goose Outlet The Moo will test illicit drugs at its Canberra event for the second consecutive year after the trial was approved by ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr.

The Minister gave the green light to the trial after it was last year canada goose black friday sale declared a success, with dozens of samples tested and dangerous buy canada goose jacket substances discarded by users.

Five people between the age of 19 and 23 died at music festivals in NSW between September and January, all of them of suspected drug overdoses. One of these was revised after testing revealed the young canada goose clearance sale man had tiger snake venom in his Canada Goose online system.

The pill testing trial will be significantly larger than last year, when 85 substances were tested, according to the STA SAFE consortium who run the program.

canada goose outlet online They expect to have two machines at the uk canada goose outlet festival, to be held at Epic Park in April, and will have more staff. They also expecting more festival goers to engage in pill testing thanks to media coverage of the issue canada goose outlet in recent months. canada goose outlet online

canada goose black friday instagram will be bigger because obviously now we have approval well in advance of the pilot, so we can prepare a lot more and there will be a fair bit more promotion about what we doing, Gino Vumbaca of STA SAFE told The Canberra Times. canada goose black friday instagram

expect lot more people to come canada goose coats forward and we expect that will result in lot more people not consuming drugs or moderating what they about to consume. Barr said pill testing did make taking illicit drugs safe and stressed that the message would always be, take drugs canada goose uk outlet pill testing provides a health intervention at canada goose store the point when someone is making the decision to take a pill, he said.

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It can cause canada goose coats on sale problems, lethal heart palpitations and hallucinations Dr David Caldicott told ABC radio at the time.

The people canadian goose jacket who had these substances were grateful they were tested and disposed of them immediately.

The testers also found arnica, which is a muscle rub, and toothpaste, according to Dr Caldicott.

canada goose outlet winnipeg Dr Caldicott said there was now evidence based results to support the trial. canada goose outlet winnipeg

a personal level, it gratifying to be living in a jurisdiction where the science counts for something. Where there was a lot of anxiety and apprehension about the last event I think there a lot more confidence going into this one and it going to be epic, Dr Caldicott told The Canberra Times. These include tough licensing provisions for festivals and harsh penalties for dealers.

canada goose outlet eu But the NSW state government has staunchly rejected requests to consider trials of pill testing as a harm reduction measure, saying that despite calls for its introduction by the Royal canada goose outlet eu

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we thought it would save a single life, of course we would go down that path, she told the Nine network in December.

what pill testing doesn do is really take into account people different physical attributes. What is safe for one person isn safe for another. announced in October that her government would introduce a tough new canada goose factory sale law to target and punish dealers who caused deaths, which meant they could be jailed for 25 years.

At the same time she said her government would be convening an expert panel to recommend what other changes could be made to get around the introduction of pill testing.

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