The push for drug-checking services has once again featured in headlines across Australia recently after the tragic deaths of two festivalgoers at Sydney’s Knockout festival in late September.
Pill testing has returned promising results as a harm reduction strategy in trial settings in Australia and overseas, and advocates are calling on politicians to consider moving away from a hardline approach in hopes of saving lives.
The Wire’s Isaac Brogan spoke with Cameron Francis, CEO of The Loop Australia, to find out more.
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Produced By: Isaac Brogan
Featured In Story: Cameron Francis – Chief Executive Officer of The Loop Australia.
First aired on The Wire, Monday 9 October 2023