Family Pleads with Gov’t To Allow Festival Pill Testing After Teen Dies

Sadly, one other individual has handed away following FOMO Music Festival in Sydney. The outcry for capsule testing has intensified within the wake of Alexandra Ross-King’s demise.


The 19-year-old was partying with mates in 35-degree (95 Fahrenheit) warmth when she was take to the medical tent. Ross-King was then taken to a hospital, however couldn't be revived.

This is the fifth demise that has taken place in NSW over the previous 4 months. The heated debate surrounding capsule testing has as soon as once more ignited. The younger lady’s household has even requested Premier Gladys Berejiklian to please think about.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison spoke out on the problem in saying, “We don’t need to create a permissive tradition round medicine on this nation. We have to recollect these are unlawful medicine.”

“I'm saying after all all choices get thought-about however finally it's important to get the steadiness proper on this. This is a state matter and I'm not going to complicate that any by providing commentary on which is the best choice as a result of they need to make these judgment, however my coronary heart does exit to these dad and mom as Gladys’s coronary heart goes out to these dad and mom as effectively.”

Berejiklian was additionally not too long ago quoted in saying, “I need to be certain we cut back deaths and my fear is capsule testing might even have the other impact.”

It’s believed that Ross-King died after taking MDMA drugs, toxicology report pending. She was simply one among 11 taken to the hospital over the weekend.

At FOMO music competition, greater than 11,000 individuals had been in attendance. Police reportedly searched 146 individuals — of which, 54 had been present in possession of medicine and three had been charged with provide.

NSW Health has issued a warning for MDMA and different get together medicine following the outbreak of overdoses.

 

Source: Radio NZ