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Second pill-testing trial

BY MICHAEL HITCH Canberra paves the way once again after rolling out the second successful pill-testing medical service pilot at the Groovin The Moo music festival. The pill-testing trial, designed to reduce harm by “providing health advice to young people,” was organised and conducted on Sunday 28 April by Pill Testing Australia (PTA), Take Control […]

Testing times for Labor

By Laura Neill The urgency surrounding pill-testing rang loud and clear during a clinical demonstration on Tuesday, when NSW Shadow Health Minister Walt Secord was challenged over the Labor Government’s drug policy by Tony Trimingham, whose son Damien died of a heroin overdose in 1997. “I’m speaking for families who are worried about their kids […]