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The Dangers of Date Rape and Dating Apps/Online Dating

The Dangers of Date Rape and Dating Apps/Online Dating

Posted by Drink Safe on 2nd Oct 2018

Dating apps have revolutionized dating and relationships. They may have also made it easier for offenders to find their victims. We are regularly seeing cases like these (here here here) reported. While data in the US is still scarce, the United Kingdom's National Crime Agency reports the following alarming numbers around online dating in England, which can provide a warning to those in the US:The victims in 85% of these offences were female, 15% were male.Communications of a sexual nature prior to the first meeting in person werereported in more th … read more
SMU Daily Campus Article: Staying Safe from Date Rape Drugs

SMU Daily Campus Article: Staying Safe from Date Rape Drugs

Posted by Drink Safe Technologies on 5th Sep 2018

Colleges and Universities buy date rape test kits and coasters in bulk from us. This article from the SMU Daily Campus points out the importance of staying safe, that GHB and Ketamine, aka date rape drugs, are still being used by criminals to assault college students. As our founder, Lance Norris, mentions in the article, “The main thing this product does is make you aware. If you go to a bar and you carry this product with you it will make you think before leaving your drink alone. It’s going to make you say, ‘you know I better not do that’. A … read more
Date Rape is not a 'Date'

Date Rape is not a 'Date'

Posted by Lance Norris on 29th Aug 2018

These days, we all know the term, 'Date Rape.' It's too often in the news or affecting the lives of our friends and loved ones. At Drink Safe, we make products to help potential victims protect themselves from drugs used by rapists to commit 'Date Rape', namely GHB and Ketamine. However, it's important also to understand that these acts of violence are not at all 'dates.' Rapists use the guise of a date or a flirtation at a bar to cover up their true intentions, much the same way con-men devise their cons, or pedophiles lure in children with toys and tre … read more

Bars Help Keep Patrons Safe with Date Rape Detection Coasters

31st Jul 2018

HMAC, a bar in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is using date rape coasters to help its customers stay safe from drugs used in date rapes, such as GHB and Ketamine. As reported at Channel 8 (WGAL), the club's co-owner, John Traynor, offers these free to customers and helps get them police help if a test was to come back positive. Read more at WGAL.com.

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