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3031 - PILL TESTING TRIAL

That this House:

  1. Congratulates the Safety and Testing and Advisory Service at Festivals and Events for its successful pill testing trial at Groovin The Moo in Canberra.
  2. Notes that 85 substances were tested and 128 people received expert medical consultation on drug use at the tent.
  3. Notes that two highly toxic chemicals were found in substances, five people used bins to discard their drugs and around 10 to 20 per cent reported they were considering disposing their drugs.
  4. Recognises the leadership of the ACT Government in supporting the trial.
  5. Supports evidence based harm minimisation measures to deal with recreational drug use including pill testing at all New South Wales music festivals.
Notice given 3 May 2018 by Greenwich, Mr Alexander Hart