Launceston's biggest musical festival is moving forward on its push to allow pill testing at its early 2020 event.
A website will be launched on Friday asking people to sign a petition to support pill testing.
The petition will the be delivered to state parliament by the Greens' Rosalie Woodruff.
Festival organiser Jesse Higgs said having pill testing at festivals was about safety, not encouraging drug taking.
"We do not condone the use of illegal substances at PITP," he said
"But we cannot be ignorant to the fact that young people all around Australia are using them within our communities.
Mr Higgs said pill testing was not a silver bullet.
"But it's a proven and positive way to help prevent this kind of tragedy. The more education that we can bring to this health issue at our festival, the better."
The website will be active for a number of weeks, with the goal to get more than 5000 signatures in support of pill testing.
Mr Higgs said it was the festival's responsibility to provide harm minimisation offerings and that's what they're trying to do.
Greens spokeswoman Rosalie Woodruff said the party was proud to be the sponsor of the petition calling for a pill testing trial in Tasmania.
"This is critically important in the lead-up to the summer festival season," she said.
Mr Higgs and Ms Higgs both said in light of the NSW coronial findings, pill testing should be seriously considered.
Mr Higgs said a death as a result of drug taking at PITP was the last thing festival organisers wanted to see.
The Alcohol, Tabacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania said all sides of government needed to remain focused on the one thing they all agree on which is to implement strategies at Tasmanian festivals to reduce the harm of illicit drugs.
Chief executive Allison Lai said there is sufficient evidence to support the trail of pill testing at festivals and events.
Mr Higgs said if pill testing cannot be offered at the festival, and education station will still be set up.
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