Why some music festivals are vetting rather than banning drugs
B.C.'s Shambhala music festival took a different approach to the drug problem
Recent reports of bad drugs hospitalizing, or even killing kids and young adults seem to be occurring almost daily.
One British Columbia festival, Shambhala, decided not to attack or arrest or even judge young drug-takers, but rather to offer information and free testing. The aim is to help young people make informed decisions about what they may be about to put in their system.
In the video above, CBC reporter Reg Sherren decided to investigate further to see whether this approach is working.