House of Yes begins fentanyl harm reduction programming

Fentanyl, a highly-concentrated synthetic opioid that can be 80-100 times stronger than morphine, has been increasingly cut into cocaine – without the knowledge of purchasers. As a result, numerous opioid overdoses have occurred with unsuspecting users in recent years. In response to this epidemic, the Brooklyn venue House of Yes …

NEW STUDY: MDMA Use Linked To Heart Disease

A new study suggests that the use ecstasy and other similar drugs may increase the risk  valvular heart disease. The researchers conducted a meta-analysis and discovered an association between serotonergic activity and cardiac valvular pathology. The findings, outlined in Heart, suggested that 3,4-Methyl​enedioxy​methamphetamine, aka MDMA aka ecstasy or “molly,” could potentially increase …

Police Under Fire After Man Goes Missing During Over The Top Rave Raid

French police are under fire after they broke up a rave in Nantes last week, resulting in the disappearance one man and video evidence showing excessive violence toward revelers. The free techno party was organised as part France’s Fête de la Musique (Music Day). The annual event encourages people to play …

New report finds ecstasy and cocaine less harmful than alcohol and tobacco

A report by the Global Commission on Drug Policy has found that illegal substances like ecstasy and cocaine can have less damaging effects on individuals and communities than tobacco and alcohol. As a result, they have called for a reclassification of certain drugs that reflects their actual social risk. The …

Drug Dealer Charged with Up To 20 Years After Appearing "Anonymously" On Netflix TV Show

One Michigan drug dealer is facing serious consequences after appearing on the Netflix show “Dope.” Ryan Zettell, 21, was arrested in February for distributing drugs across Oakland County. He later admitted to police that he appeared on “Dope” as Ozone. During the show, he exposed how he was able to …

WATCH: Bodycam Footage of Ty Dolla $ign’s Arrest with Skrillex Released

Full body cam footage Ty Dolla $ign‘s arrest has surfaced. The over one hour video footage shows police discovering drugs on the scene and searching Ty’s entire crew, including Skrillex. Last year, the hip hop star was busted just before an Atlanta show. Drug dogs went crazy while sniffing outside …

​YouTuber convicted of assault after trying to "rave" in a supermarket

YouTube prankster Discoboy has been convicted of assault following an incident in September of 2018 where he led a group of people into a supermarket for an impromptu rave. The 34-year-old social media sensation – whose real name is Lee Marshall – has hundreds of thousands of Facebook followers and …

Police Are Fighting Crime with… MDMA-Scented Perfume/Cologne?

Dutch police are battling the production ecstasy in a rather innovative way… Bottles Xtacy, a perfume with packaging that resembles Chanel No. 5, have been circulated to police departments across the Netherlands. The idea is that consumers will approach their pop up booths to smell the fragrance. While it looks and …

Bristol collective Dirtytalk launch Crowdfunder for new venue, Strange Brew

Bristol promoters Dirtytalk have plans to launch a new music and arts venue, Strange Brew, in the centre of the city. The crew are currently crowdfunding to finance the Broadmead-based space, which will also feature a late-night cafe-bar and record shop. They have already secured an alcohol licence and planning …

REPORT: $645,000 Worth of Cocaine Discovered Hidden In Children's Books

Drug traffickers get quite creative when moving drugs, but this one was a total bust… A whopping $645,000 worth cocaine was reportedly found hidden inside children’s books imported from Sydney from Portugal. According to Australian Border Force ficers, they found 1.72kg cocaine cocaine during a routine X-ray. The shipments were expected to arrive …

LSD could help people overcome alcohol dependency

A new study suggests that taking psychedelic drugs like LSD and magic mushrooms could help overcome alcohol dependency. A survey was sent to 343 people who had experienced problems with alcohol before they took psychedelics. The results revealed that many of the participants had dramatically decreased the number of drinks …

Dealer Caught with "Smorgasbord" of Drugs En Route To Burning Man Sentenced

A man caught en-route to Burning Man last year with a “smorgasbord” drugs has been sentenced to 34 months in prison. Alexander Zelyakovsky, 46, was reportedly caught with massive amounts drugs on the first day the festival, which took place in Black Rock Desert. He was driving a truck through Colorado, …

Your EDM Premiere: William Black – Back Together ft. Runn

A lot artists are choosing 2019 as the year to finally release an album and take their career to the next level, including Los Angeles-based producer William Black. Out today is “Back Together” featuring RUNN, the debut single from his album out later this year. “Back Together” is a powerful …

Science professor faces jail for allegedly getting his students to make ecstasy

Science professor Tatsunori Iwamura faces a sentence of up to 10 years in jail after allegedly getting his students to produce MDMA. The 61-year-old pharmacology professor working at Matsuyama University in Ehime, Japan decided to give Breaking Bad character Walter White a run for his money and told his students …

MUST WATCH: Drew Carey Delivers Stand Up Routine About His Friend's Bad Trip At EDC Vegas

Let’s not mince words: people at music festivals take drugs. Not everyone who takes drugs can handle themselves when they’re on drugs. One those people happens to be a friend Drew Carey. In a new episode the comedy series This Is Not Happening on YouTube, Drew Carey describes the experience …

New Government Restrictions Threaten Burning Man's Very Existence

Despite its depictions in mainstream media, the annual Burning Man event has been a paragon integrity, cultural awareness, and environmental stewardship for the past 28 years. According to a new post on the ficial Burning Man website, a new Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Burning Man Event threatens to radically alter …

​People in the UK are most likely to combine drugs with sex, study finds

A new study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine shares research by the University College London and the Global Drug Survey that reveals a great deal of new insight regarding global trends of substance-linked sex. Surveying 22,000 respondents from the US, Canada, Australia and various parts of Europe, the …