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DanceSafe partners with Rave Scout Cookies to bring harm reduction education to underrepresented underground communities

DanceSafe partners with Rave Scout Cookies to bring harm reduction education to underrepresented underground communities
DanceSafe National has teamed up with Rave Scout Cookies to release the First Aid + Survival Guideline handbook and the live-stream of digital events, which will feature harm reduction tips for various popular recreational substances, including anecdotal accounts from DanceSafe leaders and others in the community. The now-and-again publication will also ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Tan/light brown powder sold in Minneapolis, MN as heroin, but actually contains fentanyl, acetylfentanyl, and heroin

#TestIt Alert: Tan/light brown powder sold in Minneapolis, MN as heroin, but actually contains fentanyl, acetylfentanyl, and heroin
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A bag of tan/light brown powder was sold in Minneapolis, MN as heroin, but actually contains fentanyl, acetylfentanyl, and heroin. The sample was submitted from Minneapolis, MN.  The sample did not react in the presence of the Marquis, Mecke, or Mandelin reagents, and was tested twice for certainty.  Fentanyl is ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Baggie of tan powder sold in Boston, MA as heroin but actually contains exclusively fentanyl

#TestIt Alert: Baggie of tan powder sold in Boston, MA as heroin but actually contains exclusively fentanyl
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A baggie of tan powder was sold in Boston, MA as heroin, but actually contains exclusively fentanyl. The sample was submitted from New Bedford, MA.  The sample turned orange in the presence of the Marquis reagent, light brown in the presence of the Mecke reagent, and light brown in the presence of the Mandelin ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Baggie of blue powder sold in New Bedford, MA as oxycodone/Percocet, but actually contains carfentanil and diphenhydramine

#TestIt Alert: Baggie of blue powder sold in New Bedford, MA as oxycodone/Percocet, but actually contains carfentanil and diphenhydramine
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A baggie of blue powder was sold in New Bedford, MA as oxycodone/Percocet, but actually contains carfentanil and diphenhydramine. The sample was submitted from Boston, MA.  The sample turned yellow in the presence of the Marquis reagent, yellow in the presence of the Mecke reagent, and did not react in the presence of ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Bag of pink powder sold in Sacramento, CA as 2C-B but actually contains caffeine, ketamine, and MDMA

#TestIt Alert: Bag of pink powder sold in Sacramento, CA as 2C-B but actually contains caffeine, ketamine, and MDMA
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A baggie of bright pink powder was sourced and sold in Sacramento, CA as 2C-B but actually contains caffeine, ketamine, and MDMA.  The sample turned purple in the presence of the Marquis reagent, blue-green in the presence of the Mecke reagent, and green to purple in the presence of the Mandelin reagent.  Caffeine is ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Brown powder in capsule sold in San Gabriel, CA as MDMA but actually contains methamphetamine, MDA, ketamine, methylsulfonylmethane, and phenacetin

#TestIt Alert: Brown powder in capsule sold in San Gabriel, CA as MDMA but actually contains methamphetamine, MDA, ketamine, methylsulfonylmethane, and phenacetin
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A capsule full of black-brown and off-white speckled powder was sold in San Gabriel, CA as MDMA but actually contains methamphetamine, ketamine, MDA, methylsulfonylmethane, and phenacetin. The sample was submitted from Redondo Beach, CA.  The sample turned orange to brown in the presence of the Marquis reagent, ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Round, blue pill with “E” and “8” divided by a score line on one side sold in St. Paul, MN as Oxycodone but actually contains fentanyl, 4-ANPP, and lidocaine

#TestIt Alert: Round, blue pill with “E” and “8” divided by a score line on one side sold in St. Paul, MN as Oxycodone but actually contains fentanyl, 4-ANPP, and lidocaine
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor A round, light blue pill with “E” and “8” on one side, separated by a score line, and no markings on the other side was sold in St. Paul, MN as Oxycodone, but actually contains fentanyl, 4-ANPP, and lidocaine. The sample was submitted from St. Paul, MN.  The sample turned light yellow in the presence of the Marquis ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Baggie of white powder sold in Milwaukee, WI as cocaine but actually contains fentanyl, amphetamine, and levamisole

#TestIt Alert: Baggie of white powder sold in Milwaukee, WI as cocaine but actually contains fentanyl, amphetamine, and levamisole
By: Rachel Clark, Private Contractor A baggie of white powder was sold in Milwaukee, WI as cocaine but actually contains fentanyl, amphetamine, and levamisole. The report was submitted from Oberlin, Ohio.  The sample turned orange in the presence of the Marquis reagent, dark orange in the presence of the Liebermann reagent, green in the presence of the ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Substance in unspecified form sold in Knoxville, TN as heroin but actually contains caffeine, diphenhydramine, an unidentified chemical, acetaminophen, and fentanyl

#TestIt Alert: Substance in unspecified form sold in Knoxville, TN as heroin but actually contains caffeine, diphenhydramine, an unidentified chemical, acetaminophen, and fentanyl
By: Rachel Clark, Private Contractor Two pieces of cotton soaked in the residue from a spoon and cooker that were used to inject a sample sold as heroin were submitted from Knoxville, TN, and were found to contain caffeine, diphenhydryamine (Benadryl), an unidentified chemical, acetaminophen, and fentanyl.  The sample turned brown in the presence of the ... Read more
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#TestIt Alert: Capsule of green-brown powder sold in Troy, MI as psilocybin but actually contains exclusively unidentified chemicals and linoleic acid

#TestIt Alert: Capsule of green-brown powder sold in Troy, MI as psilocybin but actually contains exclusively unidentified chemicals and linoleic acid
By: Rachel Clark, DanceSafe Contractor Two capsules of green-brown powder were sold in Troy, MI as psilocybin but actually contain four different unidentified chemicals in varying ratios, as well as linoleic acid. The sample was both sourced and sold in Troy, MI.  The sample did not react with Marquis, Mecke, and Mandelin reagents.  Unidentified chemicals ... Read more
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