Shambhala not to blame for overdose: editorial
The annual Shambhala Music Festival in the Kootenays took a turn for the worse this year.
Each August it draws 10,000 music lovers to the Salmo River Ranch.It's renowned for its electronic music scene and drug use among its patrons.
This year a 23-year-old man died at the festival of a suspected drug overdose. It's the first death in the festival's 15-year history.
Bob Hall of the Nelson Star wrote an editorial on the tragedy. The paper chose to point the finger at personal responsibility and responses soon flooded their website.
Daybreak host Chris Walker spoke with editor Bob Hall about their editorial, and the response it received.
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