Drug Use at Music Festivals
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Let's Get Frank about Drug Use and Prevent Future Music Festival Tragedies

Let's Get Frank about Drug Use and Prevent Future Music Festival Tragedies | Drug Use at Music Festivals | Scoop.it
This past weekend, the final day of the three-day electronic dance music festival Electric Zoo held on Randall’s Island in New York City was canceled.  The official press release from the
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I chose this article because of the credibility of the source as well as the content that it has. This article talks about what we can do to handle this rather than be dismal.

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Ecstasy and synthetic drug use increases

Ecstasy and synthetic drug use increases | Drug Use at Music Festivals | Scoop.it
ECSTASY use is on the rise among recreational drug users while synthetic drug use is also climbing, a new report shows.

Via ReGenUC
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I chose this topic because the use of Ecstasy and Molly are increasing at EDM festivals as time goes on. This is one of the most popular drugs among the club scene.

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Citing NDARC data.

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Drug Deaths Threaten Rising Business of Electronic Music Fests

Drug Deaths Threaten Rising Business of Electronic Music Fests | Drug Use at Music Festivals | Scoop.it
A string of drug-related deaths at big music festivals has highlighted the risks not only to fans, but to the businesses looking to profit from the craze.
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This article relates directly the the negative side of drug use at festivals and why we should do something about it. I also chose this article because the NY Times is considered to be a reliable source.

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Drugs Happen: Getting Real About Music Festivals

Drugs Happen: Getting Real About Music Festivals | Drug Use at Music Festivals | Scoop.it
The potentially harmful consequences of alcohol and other drug use aren't going to change until and unless festival organizers start doing some very basic things. But many won't -- because the fear of being perceived as 'helping' people who use drugs...
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This article is from the Huffington Post. This makes it credible to a degree. I chose this article because it directly relates to topic regarding drug use at EDM festivals. 

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