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.
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
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
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
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