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#TestIt Alert: Counterfeit pharmaceutical pill sold as Roxicodone (oxycodone) tests as fentanyl

#TestIt Alert: Counterfeit pharmaceutical pill sold as Roxicodone (oxycodone) tests as fentanyl
By: DanceSafe Staff According to ecstasydata.org, a round, blue tablet resembling a pharmaceutical pill was sourced in Houston as Roxicodone (oxycodone) but tested positive for fentanyl. No oxycodone was present in the sample. The pressed pill has a ‘V’ marking on one side with ‘48 | 12’ and a score line on the reverse side. The pill was submitted to ... Read more
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News Apr 3, 2019

Nice People Use Drugs

Nice People Use Drugs
Nice people use drugs. Troubled people use drugs, professionals use drugs. Parents, teenagers, and government officials use drugs. Students use drugs, and professors use drugs. If you drink a cup of coffee in the morning, or unwind after work with a glass of wine or a craft beer, you use drugs. If you take Advil for pain, or use Adderall to concentrate, or ... Read more
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News Oct 23, 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

Join DanceSafe at the International Drug Policy Reform Conference This Week

Join DanceSafe at the International Drug Policy Reform Conference This Week
On Wednesday, October 11, people from over 80 countries will gather in Atlanta for the Drug Policy Alliance’s biennial International Drug Policy Reform Conference. Attendees of the conference will have the opportunity to spend three days interacting with people committed to finding alternatives to the war on drugs while participating in sessions given by ... Read more
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News Oct 9, 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

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