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The validity of the roadside drug tests (RDT) conducted over the Nimbin Mardi Grass weekend in early May has been questioned after police were recorded breaching testing protocols during the weekend blitz.
MardiGrass 2021 is going ahead and they are planning plenty of entertainment and activism from the joint rolling comp and HEMP Olympix to the Rally for Law Reform. These will be just some of the many fun activities, pointed campaigning, music, and speakers who will be part of the festival this year.
Why, you might ask yourself, is there roadside drug testing (RDT)? The answer on most people's lips – that it improves safety on the roads and reduces accidents – would be the logical answer; yet former magistrate David Heilpern recently made it abundantly clear that this is not the case.
Mia Armitage Nimbin’s annual Mardi Grass festival seems appropriate for an Australian Hemp Party election campaign launch but to really get the point across, a...
Byron Shire has one of the highest rates of roadside drug-testing-related convictions in the state but serious questions remain over the validity of the test.
From the injustice of the random drug testing (RDT) to the Liberal/National state government’s obsession with ensuring people die at festivals by refusing sensible and proven pill and drug testing, the current state elections have brought a focus on the draconian and outdated attitudes of the current government towards drugs.
The Greens chose the revitalised Mullumbimby Gateway to announce this lunchtime that they will call for an end to the practice of roadside drug testing.