The decision to cancel a festival is never easy and can have difficult financial and community costs. Both planners and would-be attendees can play a role in mitigating the impact.
Pill testing, no more sniffer dogs and fewer strip searches are some of the ways the NSW coroner says will reduce drug deaths at music festivals.
A person's drug experience can be influenced by many different things, such as heat, access to water and dosage.
Similar laws in the US have actually led to increasing the risk of fatal drug overdoses.