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Are clubs doing enough to combat dodgy drugs?

As The Warehouse Project unroll plans for drugs testing at Victoria Warehouse following a fatality at the club, we ask: are clubs doing enough to protect clubbers from dodgy drugs?

Drug safety campaigners are pushing for a change in how authorities deal with drug-use

A second person has died at Australia’s Stereosonic festival prompting calls for a change in how authorities deal with illicit substances.

The death of a...

The DCMS has issued a report ahead of Britain's "compressed" summer season 

The UK Government is being urged to support drug testing at festivals to increase safety following a Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) select committee...

It was run by The Loop charity at the Cambridgeshire festival...

Secret Garden Party became the first UK festival to introduce on-site drug testing for festival goers at the event over the weekend (22nd-24th July), allowing...

Events have support from police to help protect users... 

A number of UK festivals, including giant double-event Reading and Leeds, have announced plans to introduce safe drug testing spaces for punters this summer.

Head...

The Australian festival may become first to introduce drug-testing

Stereosonic, one of Australia’s biggest music festivals, have given provisional support for a pill testing scheme at their events.

Organisers Totem OneLove said in a...

Still no sign of it happening in the UK...

Pill testing is likely to begin in Australia this summer according to drug safety expert Dr David Caldicott.

“We’ve got the funding. Meetings with law...

Clubbers in Brighton and Hove had their nights ruined recently, after police launched an operation involving 'voluntary' drug tests.

Clubbers in Brighton and Hove had their nights ruined recently, after police launched an operation involving 'voluntary' drug tests.

Police used Ion tracking devices that...

Cops set to step up their anti-drug driving campaign by targeting clubbers.

Clubbers who get behind the wheel after a night taking drugs could soon find themselves being targeted by traffic cops.

Police in Australia have started...

Authorities and harm prevention groups lock horns over testing...

Australian authorities have warned that any groups partaking in New South Wales’ first ever pill testing program could face “a lot of legal jeopardy” if...

The promotion teams bringing funk to the UK club scene

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Red Bull Music Accademy

DJ Mag was fortunate to sit in on this year's Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) over in New York where we got to mix it up in their state-of-the-art studio and share some quality time with some of the participants, lecturers and fellow music-lovers who happened to drop in over the month-long extravaganza.

Detroit's Jimmy Edgar is an exciting producer and DJ that's pushing the boundaries of electronic and pop music. DJmag.com chatted to him about sex, drugs...


It's a difficult line to tread – to experiment with sounds and push electronic music boundaries on a pop record.

But Detroit's 22-year-old electronic music...

Police Scotland accused of invasive checks on clubbers.

Scottish police officers forced clubergoers to submit to drug tests before allowing them to enter a venue.

Last weekend, officers reportedly tested 100 customers queueing...

Service providers and users are protected from prosecution, but the sale, purchase, and possession of illegal substances remains a criminal offence 

New Zealand has become the first country in the world to fully legalise recreational drug checking, marking a major victory for those advocating substance tests...