An HSE-led advisory panel has backed the introduction of drug checking services to reduce harm from recreational drug use among festivalgoers and clubbers. But would it incentivise drug-taking or decrease it? Earlier on Newstalk Breakfast, we spoke to Specialist in Drug prevention Bernie McDonnell. who talked us through how the would screening at festivals work in practice. For more on this we’re joined by Brandon Webb, Former Irelands Got talent contestant who almost died after he ended up in a coma after taking MDMA at a festival.
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