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Betty Aldworth, Executive Director of SSDP, Joins DanceSafe’s Advisory Council

Betty Aldworth, Executive Director of SSDP, Joins DanceSafe’s Advisory Council
DanceSafe is honored to announce that Betty Aldworth, Executive Director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), has joined our Advisory Council! The DanceSafe Advisory Council is made up of experts from the drug policy, psychoactive substance, and musical industries who have generously agreed to lend their time and energy to supporting our mission. Read more
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News Apr 18, 2018

#TestIt Alert Issued for Denver, CO

#TestIt Alert Issued for Denver, CO
A red-orange Apple tablet was submitted from Denver, CO. This sample was sold as Ecstasy/MDMA, but tested as methylsulfonylmethane (aka MSM, a substance often used as a dietary supplement), caffeine, and trace amount of methamphetamine. The tablet was circular with the Apple logo printed on the front. According to EcstasyData.org, the Marquis, Mecke, and ... Read more
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News Apr 17, 2018

#TestIt Alert Issued for Portland, OR and the General Public

#TestIt Alert Issued for Portland, OR and the General Public
A clear crystalline substance was tested using both reagent drug checking as well as fentanyl test strips by a local harm reductionist following an overdose. The sample was sold as methamphetamine; however, the substance tested positive for both the presence of fentanyl (or fentanyl analog) and methamphetamine. Read more
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News Apr 4, 2018

#TestIt Alert Issued for Quebec and the General Public

#TestIt Alert Issued for Quebec and the General Public
#TestIt Alert Issued for Laval, Quebec, Canada & the General Public A blotter tab was sent to a lab from Laval, Quebec, Canada which could have easily been mistaken as LSD, but tested as carfentanil. This blotter tab was decorated with the famous “Albert Hofmann Bicycle Ride” print. Lab results came back as carfentanil, a synthetic opioid with ... Read more
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News Mar 27, 2018

DanceSafe To Host #WeLoveConsent Show Featuring Ana Sia, Digital Ethos, Huxley Anne, Space Jesus, Yheti, And Zen Selekta

DanceSafe To Host #WeLoveConsent Show Featuring Ana Sia, Digital Ethos, Huxley Anne, Space Jesus, Yheti, And Zen Selekta
In light of the recent whirlwind of discussion regarding consent and sexual abuse within the electronic music community, DanceSafe and the above-named artists have teamed up to throw #WeLoveConsent at the Magic Stick in Detroit on Saturday, March 31, 2018 to gather support for a consent movement rooted in awareness and education. The special event takes ... Read more
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News Mar 26, 2018

Let’s Talk About Datsik and Rape Culture in Our Community

Let’s Talk About Datsik and Rape Culture in Our Community
CW – Rape and Sexual Assault, Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault, Abuse #TimesUp! Sadly, news regarding sexual misconduct and rape has broken again within our community. This time Datsik has been accused of multiple instances of sexual abuse. There’s been a range of responses from community members including patrons, other artists, and Datsik himself. ... Read more
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News Mar 17, 2018

DanceSafe Expands Its Impact to 9 New US Locations

DanceSafe Expands Its Impact to 9 New US Locations
DanceSafe is proud to announce eight brand new Preliminary DanceSafe Chapters in cities across the United States! These Chapters are comprised of community members who will continue to provide what DanceSafe has provided for 20 years now – harm reduction at a local level. As it becomes increasingly necessary for harm reduction services, these new ... Read more
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News Feb 13, 2018