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#TestIt Alert Issued for Los Angeles, CA

#TestIt Alert Issued for Los Angeles, CA
A capsule containing white powder was submitted from Los Angeles, CA. The capsule was sold as Ecstasy/MDMA, but tested as MDA. According to EcstasyData.org, the Marquis reagent reacted to a purple-brown color, the Mecke reacted a purple-blue-black, and the Mandelin reacted purple, grey, brown in yellow. Read more
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News Apr 23, 2018

#TestIt Alert Issued for St. Paul, MN

#TestIt Alert Issued for St. Paul, MN
#TestIt Alert Issued for St. Paul, MN Two pressed tablets sourced from St. Paul, Minnesota were sold as MDMA but did not test as such. The first pill is a white and light blue round, domed lightning bolt tablet (pictured left). The pill tested as caffeine and methamphetamine. The sender notes that the tablet “failed reagent testing.” According to ... Read more
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News Dec 29, 2017

DanceSafe’s 2017 Online Fall Auction a Huge Success!

DanceSafe’s 2017 Online Fall Auction a Huge Success!
Our Fall 2017 Online Auction has come to a close, and we want to thank all of our generous donors and followers who placed bids. Thanks to your support, we raised over $4,000! These proceeds will go towards starting new DanceSafe Chapters, and helping support those already established. DanceSafe wants to extend a warm, heartfelt THANK YOU to the following ... Read more
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News Dec 12, 2017

#TestIt Alert Issued for Meridian, MS

#TestIt Alert Issued for Meridian, MS
Two pressed tablets sourced from Georgia and sold as ecstasy were submitted from Meridian, Mississippi. Neither tested positive for MDMA. The first pill is a multicolored, rainbow-hued ‘Heisenberg’ tablet (also called Walter White or Hipster). The pill tested as mostly caffeine with trace amounts of methamphetamine. The sender note states that ... Read more
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News Dec 5, 2017

DanceSafe’s Fall Auction is Live!

DanceSafe’s Fall Auction is Live!
And we’re live! To raise money for chapter development and outreach, DanceSafe is hosting a ten-day online auction starting today, November 28, 2017 and ending December 7. Proceeds from the auction will be used to help start new DanceSafe Chapters, and to provide resources to Chapters already established. Looking for unique gift ideas this holiday season? ... Read more
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News Nov 28, 2017

Drinking Alcohol: A Socially Acceptable Way to Consume Drugs

Drinking Alcohol: A Socially Acceptable Way to Consume Drugs
Remember when we debunked the myth that caffeine was indeed a drug? Well, it’s time now to do the same for alcohol. Today, we bring to you #MythBusterMonday in all its might to dismantle the dichotomy between “drugs and alcohol.” As DanceSafe’s Kristin Karas is always so apt to point out, it should be more accurately stated as  “alcohol and other drugs.” ... Read more
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News Nov 20, 2017

Myth: Everyone is Treated Equally Under Current Drug Laws

Myth: Everyone is Treated Equally Under Current Drug Laws
This week, over 1,500 people representing over 80 countries will gather in Atlanta at the International Drug Policy Reform Conference hosted by the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA), where attendees will participate in panels, talks, and other events centered around the failed Drug War (including us). In the wake of this global gathering for drug policy reform, ... Read more
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News Oct 9, 2017

09/19/2017 #TestItTuesday Alert: Domestically Sourced ‘Dolphin’ Tablet Contains N-Ethylpentylone and Caffeine

09/19/2017 #TestItTuesday Alert: Domestically Sourced ‘Dolphin’ Tablet Contains N-Ethylpentylone and Caffeine
A round, salmon colored ‘dolphin’ tablet sourced from Little Rock, Arkansas tested as caffeine and N-Ethylpentylone, a substituted cathinone structurally similar to pentylone. Cathinones are colloquially known as “bath salts.” Little is known about N-Ethylpentylone and its effects, as its physiological and toxicological actions have not been characterized. ... Read more
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News Sep 19, 2017

Harm Reduction Includes Abstinence

Harm Reduction Includes Abstinence
According to the Harm Reduction Coalition, harm reduction is a set of practical strategies and ideas aimed at reducing negative consequences associated with drug use.  Harm reduction principles include:   Accepts, for better and or worse, that licit and illicit drug use is part of our world and chooses to work to minimize its harmful effects rather ... Read more
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News Sep 18, 2017