Health and youth minister says all governments should support moves that could reduce the harms of drug use The Australian Capital Territory will continue to push for pill-testing nationally after an independent review confirmed a trial in Canberra encouraged buyers of a synthetic ecstasy substitute to ditch unsafe drugs.The Australian National University evaluation of pill-testing at Groovin the Moo in April, released on Tuesday, declared the trial of 234 patrons a success because “all those who had a very dangerous substance detected disposed of that drug in the amnesty bin”. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/dec/10/act-pushes-for-national-pill-testing-after-study-finds-it-encouraged-people-to-ditch-unsafe-drugs
Author : Paul Karp
Publish date : 2019-12-09 17:00:46
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