Britain's drug testing charity is ready to roll out in Australia

Everyone’s ready to roll when the politicians and police are ready to give the go ahead
The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Pill testing at music festivals in Australia is inevitable, Britain's only drug-testing organisation says. Two people died from suspected drug overdoses at the Defqon 1 dance festival in Penrith. But experts behind pill-testing say it should not be touted as a way of saving lives, but reducing harm for those determined to take drugs by identifying the chemical make-up of their drugs for both the user and medics called to treat those suffering adverse reactions. The UK organisation The Loop is training medical professionals on how to establish pill-testing at festivals in Australia. (See also: Pill testing ruled out as Premier looks to experts after music festival deaths)