Posts Tagged "festival"

The detection and prevention of unintentional consumption of DOx and 25x-NBOMe at Portugal’s Boom Festival

Posted on Oct 25, 2017 in News

This article describes the misrepresentation of LSD at Portugal’s Boom Festival 2014 and the prevention of unintentional consumption of DOx and 25x-NBOMe among LSD consumers attending a drug-checking service. We found that the majority of service users who received unexpected test results regarding their alleged LSD (74.2%) reported that they did not intend to consume the drug....

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How to go to a festival and not die in the attempt?

Posted on Dic 1, 2016 in News

How to go to a festival and not die in the attempt?

Year after year, when the summer comes, with the arrival of good weather, also comes the sound of live music festival rhythm throughout the whole territory. Festivals lasting several days, may involve some additional risks compared to a night / party session: increased consumption of alcohol and other drugs (dosage and frequency), little rest, inadequate feeding, poor hygiene in some cases,  unprotected sex, exposure to an excessive volume of music for more hours / day, … Moreover, since they take place in summer season, this implies an exposure to high temperatures and, therefore, it...

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