New drug testing at festival

published on August 9, 2018 by Nicholas Johansen in Castanet

Thousands of people across the province and beyond are making their way to the small community of Salmo this week, for the 21st Shambhala Music Festival. And for the 16th year, a small non-profit organization will be on site testing attendee’s illicit drugs.

Shambhala started as a small gathering of about 500 people on a farm in 1998. It has since grown to accommodate about 15,000 people with six stages.

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