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Drink Spike Test: Check Your Drink with our Kits

Posted by Lance on 19th Jun 2018

Spiking the punch bowl at a school dance has been something movie producers have used for years to get a good laugh. What is no laughing matter is when criminals spike drinks in order to do harm. This danger is still a problem, and we all need to have the proper drink spike test in order to keep each other safe.How Are Drinks Spiked?Spiking a drink means adding substances to the drink without the knowledge or consent of the person drinking the drink. These substances can be alcohol or date rape drugs such as Ketamine or GHB. While a person may detec … read more
Instances of Spiked Drinks Still in the News: Testing for Date Rape Drugs

Instances of Spiked Drinks Still in the News: Testing for Date Rape Drugs

17th Apr 2018

We still read terrible headlines in the news of instances of date rape, many as the result of date rape drugs like GHB and Ketamine. Additionally, we recently shared statistics on date rape. This makes our technology for testing for date rape drugs as important today as it was the day we first introduced our coasters.The Date Rape Drug TestIt is important to have a date rape drug test with you at all times in order to keep yourself safe. The two key drugs used in cases of date rape are GHB and Ketamine (see our note on Rohypnol below). Using our coa … read more
Date Rape Drug Detection: Date Rape Statistics

Date Rape Drug Detection: Date Rape Statistics

Posted by Drink Safe Technologies on 12th Mar 2018

Statistics on date rape are as scary today as they were years ago, when news stories on date rapes drugs first started appearing. It is just as important today to understand date rape drug detection and the drug detection technology available today. Let’s start with some important statistics. Key Facts and Statistics on Date Rape The most common date rape drugs are rohypnol, GHB, and Ketamine.The most targeted demographic is women, aged 18-24.It is estimated that over 80% of rape cases are date rape. Additionally, 1 in 5 young women may be rape vic … read more

Drug detecting nail polish sparks conversations on the culture of sexual assaults and victim protection

2nd Feb 2015

Video: http://www.9wsyr.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoid=5589854Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – What if something as simple as nail polish, could protect you from rape or assault?That's the idea behind Undercover Colors, which was created by four North Carolina college students last year.The polish changes color if it comes in direct contact of common date rape drugs such as Rohypnol, Xanax or GHB, according to the group’s Facebook page.It sounds like an easy way for victims to protect themselves, but some worry it sends the wrong message.Loren Cunningham, … read more

Letters: Trail conflicts, cyclists, hikers, date rape drug, terror laws, TransLink tax, Christy Clark

2nd Feb 2015

A modest proposal to end conflict on North Shore trailsAfter reading and seeing so much regarding the confrontations between hikers and mountain bike riders on North Shore trails, it’s clear that something must done to make the trails safer for all users.A simple solution might be to set up times for each group — bikers could use the trails on odd-numbered days and hikers could use them on even-numbered days. Each group could enjoy 182 days of exclusive use without have to deal with the other group and potential conflicts.Don Horn, SurreyCo … read more