Tag Archives: Harm Reduction

#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

Myth: You Can’t Test for Fentanyl in Street Drugs

Myth: You Can’t Test for Fentanyl in Street Drugs
Yes, you can and should test your drugs for fentanyl! With the rise of fentanyl-cut drugs on the black market, testing your substances is more important than ever. Fentanyl, a potent synthetic opioid knowingly fatal at low quantities, is being used recklessly as an adulterant in heroin, and now more recently in cocaine, across the United States and Canada. ... Read more
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News Dec 18, 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

LSD is LSD

LSD is LSD
Needlepoint, Lavender, White Fluff. All different labels for one substance, and one substance only: LSD. It is not correct to say that there are different ‘types’ of LSD. LSD is LSD. So why, then, are there different and distinct effects, durations, and experiences between the various street names or labels for LSD, or even between different sources? The ... Read more
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News Dec 11, 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

Bath Salts Will Not Turn You Into a Cannibal

Bath Salts Will Not Turn You Into a Cannibal
On May 26, 2012, Rudy Eugene, a 31-year-old car wash employee, violently attacked Ronald Poppo, a 65-year-old homeless man he encountered on Miami’s McArthur Causeway. Eugene gnawed off most of his victim’s face in an 18-minute assault that ended after he was shot by a police officer. Based on no evidence, and on one police officer’s ... Read more
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News Dec 4, 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

#TestIt Alert Issued for Boulder, CO

#TestIt Alert Issued for Boulder, CO
A participant from Boulder, Colorado has notified DanceSafe that a white powder with “some chunks” was sold as ketamine, but triggered a response for MDA (“Sass”), amphetamine, and potentially ketamine. Regarding the test results for the sample (pictured left), the participant stated: “As you can see, with the Simon, we saw a dark area, which indicated ... Read more
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News Nov 14, 2017

Myth: Strychnine is Commonly Found in LSD

Myth: Strychnine is Commonly Found in LSD
For today’s #MythBusterMonday, we decided to take it back, old school style, to address the 1990’s myth that strychnine is commonly found in LSD. Although perhaps bygone, this tall tale deserves to be put to rest for good. Strychnine is a highly toxic, colorless, bitter, crystalline alkaloid used as a pesticide and that is known as a popular poison. It is ... Read more
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News Nov 13, 2017

A Halloween Ecstasy Haunting: Do Strangers Give Out Drugs as Candy?

A Halloween Ecstasy Haunting: Do Strangers Give Out Drugs as Candy?
In the spirit of Halloween, DanceSafe puts to rest the scary rumor that strangers hand out ecstasy pills designed to look like candy to children trick-or-treating on the spookiest day of the year. According to Snopes: The “ecstasy in Halloween candy” warning appeared to be a variant of age-old rumors about poison (and other dangerous substances) being ... Read more
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News Oct 30, 2017