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May 7, 2021

Pill testing is common sense

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What is it about drugs and politicians?

I agree with your editorial’s criticism of Barilaro and his position against pill testing at music festivals. Pill testing is common sense and is likely to save young lives.

Also the letter from Chris Gortz about random drug tests for drivers; especially when there is no agreement on the effect drug traces have on the impairment of driving skills.

Both these references in The Echo last week tell us that NSW lawmakers have no vision beyond their urge to stick to their narrow ideologies and to punish drug takers, whatever the cost.

We deserve better.


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1 COMMENT

  1. Allan, Tasmania. Pill testing is the obvious answer to help save lives. The trouble with politicians is that they form their own / and their party rooms narrow minded narrative. What happened to the elected politicians doing what the people want? We live in a democracy filled with ego maniac policy makers. Grow up you lot.

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