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Have you been "roofied"? Symptoms of Date Rape Drugs

Have you been "roofied"? Symptoms of Date Rape Drugs

Posted by DrinkSafe on 19th Apr 2019

A freelance model, Sierra Oliveira, recently shared the symptoms she experienced after being given a date rape drug. In an act of bravery, she shared this in order to help other women identify the symptoms and get themselves to safety. The biggest date rape drug threats are GHB and Ketamine, as Rohypnol now turns your liquid drink a different color, making its own date rape detector. So, what are the symptoms of GHB and Ketamine?Symptoms of GHB and Ketamine when used as a date rape drug:  A sudden change in "consciousness", like that … read more
Has "Consent" Gone too Far? No. Simple Rules of Consent

Has "Consent" Gone too Far? No. Simple Rules of Consent

Posted by DrinkSafe on 22nd Mar 2019

Following the #MeToo movement, enforcement of “consent” has emerged everywhere from college campus, our elected officials, entertainers, and even Burning Man. Now, we sell date rape coasters here at DrinkSafe, detection kits for date rape drugs like GHB and Ketamine. There’s no grey line between consent and rape. However, we still feel it’s important for all to understand what consent means. It goes beyond sexuality and into hugging, touching, even exhibiting certain behaviors. So, let’s look at some good rules for consent.Here is a good baseline fo … read more
Date Rape Victims Find Forensic Testing Frustrating

Date Rape Victims Find Forensic Testing Frustrating

Posted by DrinkSafe on 19th Feb 2019

Stay safe. Do what you can to protect yourself and your loved ones. You can mitigate the risks of date rape with a drug test like those from DrinkSafe. That doesn't mean you're impervious to harm. And as if going through such a horrible experience as a date rape isn't bad enough, it now looks like law enforcement is having difficulties in performing drug tests to detect the drugs in the victims' systems.According to this article at BuzzFeed, hospitals can be limited and may offer tests for sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy, completely skip … read more
Detection Still Needed: Date Rape Drugs On Dealers' Menus

Detection Still Needed: Date Rape Drugs On Dealers' Menus

Posted by Drink Safe on 17th Jan 2019

Date rape drugs like GHB and Ketamine continue to be on the menu with dealers of illicit drugs, as evidenced in this recent case of a Seattle nightclub. The article mentions the dealer even offering advice on how much of the date rape drug GHB is needed based on body weight of the victim.Our concern at Drink Safe is that these dealers are pedaling these date rape drugs right along with their supply of recreational drugs like MDMA, marijuana, and other psychedelics. That means the dealers are actively pushing date rape drugs and informing their custo … read more
Does 'Baby' Need Date Rape Drug Detection When It's Cold Outside?

Does 'Baby' Need Date Rape Drug Detection When It's Cold Outside?

Posted by Drink Safe on 18th Dec 2018

Ever since the movie Elf was released, it has become the favorite Christmas movie for many in America. It has also been part of a relaunch of the famous Christmas song, "Baby It's Cold Outside." But now, some are asking if that's a creepy date rape song. What do you think? Well, we can't ask the song's writer, Frank Loesser, about his 1944 hit. But Newsweek reports that his daughter, Susan Loesser, told NBC that her father wrote the song for him and his wife to sing at parties. Loesser blames the maker of the biggest date rape news of … read more