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Crikey readers respond to the government's "merit" obsession and the need for festival pill testing.
Young people continue to die at music festivals despite a well-established means of reducing the risk. Why are we so contemptuous of the lives of our youth?
Two more people are dead at a music festival while denialist politicians refuse to countenance pill-testing. It's stupidity with a grievous toll of young lives lost.
Pill-testing is a drug policy no-brainer that helps drug users, police and health professionals. The entrenched opposition to it is killing people.