Tag Archives: Harm Reduction

Let’s get it straight: there is only one ‘type’ of MDMA

Let’s get it straight: there is only one ‘type’ of MDMA
The media jumps the gun, and gets it wrong, once again. ‘A new type of MDMA’ turns out to be a synthetic cannabinoid. Often after adverse medical incidents, the media will push the narrative that a new ‘type’ of MDMA caused a specific incident. But lets be very, very clear. There are no ‘types’ of MDMA. A substance is ... Read more
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News Jun 29, 2017

Music is the Drug: The Sober Festival Experience

Music is the Drug: The Sober Festival Experience
First, let me put this out there: this piece isn’t intended to be pro-sobriety or pro-drugs. I am proudly pro-choice in this matter. I believe each of us is entitled to make our own decisions and learn along the way—it’s your life and your journey! That being said, I will always advocate for everyone to be well-informed, so you can make those choices to ... Read more
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News Apr 26, 2017

April 18th #TestItTuesday Alert: Celebrate Safer This Bicycle Day

April 18th #TestItTuesday Alert: Celebrate Safer This Bicycle Day
It’s #TestItTuesday! Today, we are discussing LSD and drug checking in honor of Bicycle Day tomorrow and also offering (for this week only) 10% off anything in our store, including test kits, using the coupon code thanksdoc! On April 19, 1943, Dr. Albert Hofmann became the first person to intentionally ingest LSD. After consuming 250 micrograms (what ... Read more
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News Apr 18, 2017

DanceSafe Launches Online Training Program

DanceSafe Launches Online Training Program
Recently, we launched our DanceSafe Training Program which allows us to train new volunteers at a distance – in the US or abroad – via online courses. We are excited to report that the big news just got BIGGER! As of today, the DanceSafe Training Program is being open to the public! That’s right. If you are interested in becoming a DanceSafe ... Read more
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News Jan 26, 2017

EDM Coalition Calls for Updated Safety Practices and Harm Reduction Model as Solution to Ultra Music Festival’s Troubles

EDM Coalition Calls for Updated Safety Practices and Harm Reduction Model as Solution to Ultra Music Festival’s Troubles
Electronic Music Alliance (EMA) has recently helped form an EDM specific “safer party life” coalition of several established groups who have been working within the festival and event safety sphere for years to create more intra-dialogue and action for industry safety best practices, to address alcohol and other drug use with health-centered educational ... Read more
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News Apr 10, 2014