Drugs at Earthdance event in Sydney?

clipped from www.theage.com.au

More than a dozen people are facing charges for drug, assault
and stealing offences at a daytime dance party in an inner Sydney

As many as 14 youths were treated for drug overdoses and taken
to hospital from the dance party in Sydney Park, a police spokesman

Officers from the public order and riot squad and general police
with drug sniffer dogs were called to the 12-hour dance party,
which began at 9am.

"I am disappointed so many young people are wasting their lives
through taking drugs," Superintendent Mark Walton said in a

"I have received reports that up to 14 young people were treated
by ambulance and St John volunteer officers for suspected drug
overdoses and conveyed to hospital."

By 7.30pm, police ordered a stop to the serving of alcohol at
the event, which was attended by thousands of young people.

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