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Bringing You Three Days of Partying in Place – Bicycle Day, 420, and more!

Bringing You Three Days of Partying in Place – Bicycle Day, 420, and more!
With the help of many amazing collaborators, DanceSafe is bringing you 3 days of back-to-back events. Party in Place with us on Bicycle Day (4/19) for Sacred Solidarity, 420 for 420 Party in Place - Unify Mountain Soundz Takeover, and 4/21 for EARWIG Music Festival. All events will be helping raise funds for DanceSafe. Read more
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News Apr 17, 2020

#TestIt Alert: Oval-shaped orange pill sold in Boston, MA as Adderall (amphetamine) but actually contains methamphetamine

#TestIt Alert: Oval-shaped orange pill sold in Boston, MA as Adderall (amphetamine) but actually contains methamphetamine
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor An oval-shaped orange pill with “30” on one side between a score line and “b 974” on the other was sold in Boston, MA as Adderall (amphetamine), but actually contains methamphetamine. The sample was submitted from Boston, MA.  The sample turned orange in the presence of the Marquis reagent and blue in the presence of ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Round blue Oxy 30 sold in Denver, CO as oxycodone but actually contains acetaminophen, fentanyl, 4-ANPP, metamizole, and xylazine

#TestIt Alert: Round blue Oxy 30 sold in Denver, CO as oxycodone but actually contains acetaminophen, fentanyl, 4-ANPP, metamizole, and xylazine
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A round blue pill with “M” in a box on one side and “30” above a score line on the other was sold in Denver, CO as oxycodone, but actually contains acetaminophen, fentanyl, 4-ANPP, metamizole, and xylazine. The sample was submitted from Denver, CO.  The sample did not react in the presence of the Marquis, Mecke, or ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Bag of off-white powder sold in Boston, MA as heroin, but actually contains MDMB-4en-PINACA and fentanyl

#TestIt Alert: Bag of off-white powder sold in Boston, MA as heroin, but actually contains MDMB-4en-PINACA and fentanyl
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A bag of off-white powder was sold in Boston, MA as heroin, but actually contains MDMA-4en-PINACA and fentanyl. The sample was submitted from Boston, MA.  The sample turned orange in the presence of the Marquis reagent, orange in the presence of the Mecke reagent, and light brown in the presence of the Mandelin ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: White powder sold in Boston, MA as heroin but actually contains MDMB-4en-PINACA, fentanyl, caffeine, lidocaine, and 4-ANPP

#TestIt Alert: White powder sold in Boston, MA as heroin but actually contains MDMB-4en-PINACA, fentanyl, caffeine, lidocaine, and 4-ANPP
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A baggie of white powder was sold in Boston, MA as heroin, but actually contains MDMB-4en-PINACA, fentanyl, caffeine, lidocaine, and 4-ANPP. The sample was submitted from Boston, MA.   The sample turned light orange in the presence of the Marquis reagent, and fizzed but did not otherwise react with the Mecke and ... Read more
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Coronavirus, Drugs, and the Future of Festivals

Coronavirus, Drugs, and the Future of Festivals
By Emanuel Sferios - As the founder of DanceSafe, I have worked in public health for over twenty years. I’ve seen firsthand how public policy decisions directly affect people’s lives. Take drug prohibition, for example: Last year approximately 70,000 Americans died as a result of prohibition and the unsafe drug supply it creates, a more than threefold ... Read more
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News Mar 31, 2020

#TestIt Alert: White rectangular “bar” pill sold in Elk Rapids, MI as Xanax (alprazolam) but actually contains exclusively six different unidentified chemicals

#TestIt Alert: White rectangular “bar” pill sold in Elk Rapids, MI as Xanax (alprazolam) but actually contains exclusively six different unidentified chemicals
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A white “bar” pill with three score lines and “G 372 2” stamped on one side was sold in Elk Rapids, MI as Xanax (alprazolam), but actually contains exclusively six different kinds of unidentified chemicals. The sample was submitted from Elk Rapids, MI.  The sample did not react with the Marquis, Mecke, or Mandelin ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Bag of grey/off-white powder sold in Chicago, IL as dope (heroin) but actually contains heroin, 6-monoacetylmorphine, etizolam, 6-acetylcodeine, noscapine, quinine, fentanyl, niacinamide, and xylazine

#TestIt Alert: Bag of grey/off-white powder sold in Chicago, IL as dope (heroin) but actually contains heroin, 6-monoacetylmorphine, etizolam, 6-acetylcodeine, noscapine, quinine, fentanyl, niacinamide, and xylazine
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A bag of grey/off-white powder was sold in Chicago, IL as heroin but actually contains heroin, 6-monoacetylmorphine, etizolam, 6-acetylcodeine, noscapine, quinine, fentanyl, niacinamide, and xylazine. The sample was submitted from Chicago, IL.  The sample turned purple in the presence of the Marquis reagent, ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Off-white powder sold in Chicago, IL as heroin, but actually contains fentanyl, quinine, 6-acetylcodeine, 6-acetylmorphine, and heroin

#TestIt Alert: Off-white powder sold in Chicago, IL as heroin, but actually contains fentanyl, quinine, 6-acetylcodeine, 6-acetylmorphine, and heroin
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor An off-white powder in a clear baggie with the design ‘Smoke 8FV’ on it was sold in Chicago, IL as heroin, but actually contains fentanyl, quinine, 6-acetylcodeine, 6-acetylmorphine, and heroin. The sample was submitted from Chicago, IL.  The sample turned light purple (slowly) in the presence of the Marquis reagent, ... Read more
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