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The Festival Harm Reduction Project
The Festival Harm Reduction Project

How to Party This Festival Season Without Destroying Your Health

Sun burns, heat stroke, dehydration—oh my!
Anna Codrea-Rado
5.30.17
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Most Ecstasy-Related Harm Caused by Preventable Behaviors, Study Finds

This year’s Global Drug Survey found an increase in the number of people seeking medical treatment for ecstasy-related causes.
Anna Codrea-Rado
5.24.17
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32 Arrested at Sydney’s Midnight Mafia Festival on Drug Charges

Police targeted this year's event after two people collapsed from drug-related issues during last year's festival.
Britt Julious
5.14.17
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Scientists Find More Evidence That MDMA Could Be Used to Treat PTSD

Researchers based in California presented their new findings at an Oakland conference last week.
Alexander Iadarola
5.2.17
The Festival Harm Reduction Project
The Festival Harm Reduction Project

Stop Calling Ecstasy-Related Deaths Overdoses

Inaccurate terminology and reporting can actually be dangerous.
Anna Codrea-Rado
4.27.17
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Melbourne Police Create "Secret Hit List" to Target 30 Nightclubs for Drugs and Alcohol

The efforts stem from an incident in January in which three people died and more than 20 were hospitalized due to suspected MDMA overdoses.
Britt Julious
4.15.17
The THUMP Guide to Drugs
The THUMP Guide to Drugs

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Microdosing

In the first installment of our new column on drugs and nightlife, we spoke to an expert about the benefits of taking tiny quantities of acid.
Anna Codrea-Rado
4.11.17
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First-Ever International Drug Checking Day to be Held This Friday

Harm reduction organizations from around the world are taking part in the drug education initiative on March 31.
Anna Codrea-Rado
3.30.17
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I Wore a Music-Activated Vibrator to the Club Instead of Doing Drugs

I had more orgasms than you had last weekend.
Lindsey Leonard
2.23.17
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More Than 20 People Hospitalized During the Electric Parade Music Festival

The hospitalizations reportedly occurred after people consumed a synthetic GHB.
Britt Julious
2.19.17
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Bjarne Melgaard’s Narcotics Anonymous-Inspired Streetwear Is His Ode to Addiction

According to the controversy-courting artist, the collection is a statement against the "self-delusion" of 12-step programs.
Krystal Rodriguez
2.16.17
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Club Kid Michael Alig Claims Police Mistook Healing Crystals for Crystal Meth in Drugs Arrest

Police arrested him at a park near Yankee Stadium at 1:30 in the morning last Tuesday.
Alexander Iadarola
2.8.17