Parents of juvenile who OD’d at FOMO Music Festival plead for capsule testing

After the tragic passing one other teen on the latest FOMO music pageant the final individuals you’d count on to be demanding for capsule testing could be the household, however they’ve launched an announcement pleading for the premiere to contemplate capsule testing.

19-year outdated Alexandra Ross-King sadly fell in poor health whereas on the Sydney leg the pageant and was rushed to hospital from a suspected overdose from an unknown substance the place she handed away with household by her facet. She is the fifth individual to tragically die in only a handful months following deaths at a quantity music festivals together with Lost Paradise, Defqon and Knockout Games.

Alex’s uncle Phil Clarke instructed Ten News First “Strong management isn’t all the time about sticking to an ideological choice or a place when there’s probably mountain proof or recommendation that possibly one thing else ought to be tried,” including “Strong management is making an attempt one thing totally different.” – some proof to notice was the in Canberra, sufficient in order that it happy the ACT Chief Health Officer to again it.

Denise Doig, Alex’s grandmother additionally instructed “I simply don’t need this to go, simply go by. I’d like this to have some legacy, and that’s to get these capsules examined,” going additional by saying  “The cause I would like the capsules examined is, we’re not stopping them from being on the market. including “Premier, please: can now we have this capsule testing achieved. It’s such a small factor to do, it’s not exhausting. Let’s attempt to get it on the market.” earlier than lastly including  “If it saves one life — one life is a life. And these are kids. In the information, they are saying ‘younger girl’; to me, she’s nonetheless a toddler.”

The Ross-King household and mates be part of a refrain voices pushing for capsule testing together with;

Australian Medical Association
Royal Australasian College Physicians
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre
Former Australian Federal Police Commissioner Mick Palmer
ACT Chief Health Commissioner Dr Paul Kelly
Independent MP Doctor Keryn Phelps
NZ Police Commissioner Stuart Nash
Music occasion and pageant organisers
The Greens
European counterparts
UK Festival organisers
Majority younger individuals and reside music patrons in line with latest polls

There is already a bunch known as STA-SAFE who will quickly rebrand to Pill-Testing Australia however solely when state governments change their views in direction of the scientific course of.

NSW Premiere Gladys Berejiklian went on Sunrise, an early morning TV program with an older demographic to argue her case however was met with Kochie and a shocking case for capsule testing when he outlined that testing removes some the risks and will save children lives, watch it under.