Unintentional drug use continues among molly users in EDM party scene

Electronic dance music (EDM) parties have historically been high-risk scenes for use of a variety of psychoactive substances. Studies over the past couple of years have found nightclub and festival attendees report high rates of use. These parties are becoming increasingly popular in the U.S., and drug use at such parties has been associated with severe adverse health outcomes, including death. Severity of potential negative health outcomes in EDM environments makes data on both known and unknown drug use critical to further prevention and harm reduction efforts.

Unintentional drug use continues among molly users in EDM party scene

Electronic dance music (EDM) parties have historically been high-risk scenes for use of a variety of psychoactive substances. Studies over the past couple of years have found nightclub and festival ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Medical Xpress

Unintentional drug use continues among molly users in EDM party scene, Wed 13 Sep 17 from Eurekalert

Dangerous drug use trend among high school seniors, study reveals

Synthetic cannabinoids (SCs), commonly marketed as "Spice" and "K2", are potent new psychoactive compounds being used among high school students, with a high risk of adverse health outcomes. ...

Mon 11 Sep 17 from Medical Xpress

Dangerous drug use trend among high school seniors, NYU study reveals

This is the first nationally representative study in which current use of synthetic cannabinoids is examined. In this study, we found that 3 percent of high school seniors reported current use, ...

Mon 11 Sep 17 from Eurekalert

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