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DanceSafe Now Offering Fentanyl Testing Strips

DanceSafe Now Offering Fentanyl Testing Strips
July 18, 2017 – Fentanyl is a short-acting synthetic opiate that is now being used as an adulterant in substances such as heroin, cocaine, and MDMA. Due to its high potency, it has caused numerous deaths on unsuspecting victims. In response to the rising death toll caused by fentanyl-laced drugs, DanceSafe and the University of California San ... Read more
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News Jul 18, 2017

July 18th #TestItTuesday Alert: Yaba being marketed as ecstasy in US and Canada

July 18th #TestItTuesday Alert: Yaba being marketed as ecstasy in US and Canada
#TestItTuesday Alert! DanceSafe has reports that Yaba has made its way back to the U.S. and Canada after a long hiatus in these domestic markets. Yaba is a brand of small red methamphetamine pill, which is sometimes (but not always) marked with the code WY. Produced in huge quantities in Asia and sold there as methamphetamine, the small tablets are being ... Read more
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News Jul 18, 2017

D.A.R.E to Resist Poor Drug Education

D.A.R.E to Resist Poor Drug Education
“D.A.R.E. – To Keep Kids Off Drugs.” If you were a kid growing up in the 80’s or 90’s, you remember this slogan. You might also remember going through the program in your elementary school, where police officers would come speak in your classroom and tell you to “Just Say No” to drugs. After years of evidence demonstrating the program’s ... Read more
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News Jul 17, 2017

July 11th #TestItTuesday Alert: Unknown Homer Simpson Tablet Tests as 2C-B

July 11th #TestItTuesday Alert: Unknown Homer Simpson Tablet Tests as 2C-B
#TestItTuesday Alert! DOH! A light green Homer Simpson pill that could easily be mistaken as a MDMA tablet tested as a 2C-B press. It is unknown what the pill was marketed and sold as, and the source of the tablet is also unknown. The pill was submitted in Bern, Switzerland last month. Always keep your eyes peeled for similar substances to enter the market ... Read more
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News Jul 11, 2017

How to Stay Safe This 710

How to Stay Safe This 710
“Dabs” are concentrated doses of cannabis that are made by extracting THC and other cannabinoids using a solvent such as butane, carbon dioxide, water, ethanol, etc., resulting in products such as wax, shatter, budder, or live resin or solventless methods such as heating and cooling methods resulting in products such as rosin. According to analyses ... Read more
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News Jul 10, 2017

“Molly” is Not Purer Than “Ecstasy” and There is Data to Prove It

“Molly” is Not Purer Than “Ecstasy” and There is Data to Prove It
The terms “molly” and “ecstasy” are oftentimes used to describe different forms of the same drug: MDMA. Molly is a street term used to identify powdered MDMA, while ecstasy is used to identify pressed MDMA that comes in pills of various shapes, sizes, and colors. While this vernacular is used to differentiate the form of the drug, molly and ecstasy are ... Read more
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News Jul 10, 2017

Let’s Celebrate Freedom When Drugs Are Decriminalized (at the Least)

Let’s Celebrate Freedom When Drugs Are Decriminalized (at the Least)
Today, we celebrate America’s 241st birthday. As many would say, we are celebrating freedom. Freedom and liberty and democracy–all the things that make America great (again?). But, while white, educated, middle-to-upper class adults enjoy fireworks, BBQ, and drinking themselves into a dazed but legal stupor, we need to pause and take a moment to ... Read more
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News Jul 4, 2017

July 4th #TestItTuesday Alert: 3-MeO-PCP Sold as Ketamine

July 4th #TestItTuesday Alert: 3-MeO-PCP Sold as Ketamine
#TestItTuesday Alert! A white powder sold as ketamine has tested as 3-MeO-PCP, another dissociative that is active at much lower doses. 3-MeO-PCP is reported as more physically stimulating than ketamine and other psychedelic dissociatives. Where ketamine causes people to be physically sedated and incapacitated at strong doses, 3-MeO-PCP’s powerful ... Read more
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News Jul 4, 2017

It’s science: Methamphetamine and Adderall produce identical effects

It’s science: Methamphetamine and Adderall produce identical effects
On the spectrum of stigma associated with virtually all illicit drug use, methamphetamine is definitely on the high end, along with heroin and crack cocaine. We all remember seeing the billboards and television ads plastered all over with fear-inciting images of pale and sickly people with missing teeth and sores all over their bodies. The advertisements ... Read more
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News Jul 3, 2017