The THUMP Harm Reduction Project

How Worried Should We Be About Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine?

Experts discuss whether the dangerous opioid is really as widespread as recent media reports claim.
Michelle Lhooq
thump news

First-Ever International Drug Checking Day to be Held This Friday

Harm reduction organizations from around the world are taking part in the drug education initiative on March 31.
Anna Codrea-Rado

How Do We Stop Drug Deaths At Festivals?

America's drug policies have been putting ravers at risk for years. But there are signs that the way we think about drug and raves is shifting.
Anna Codrea-Rado
the thump podcast

We Talk About How to Party Safer on Episode 3 of The Thump Podcast

DanceSafe's Kellye Green and the Drug Policy Alliance Stefanie Jones join THUMP to talk harm reduction and drug policing at the club.
thump news

Fabric to Review Its Safety Procedures Following Two Deaths at the London Club

The venue will enlist an independent organization for the task.
Alexander Iadarola
thump news

A New Documentary Explores Whether or Not MDMA Use Can Solve Your Relationship Problems

An unfinished, crowd-funded documentary created by the founder of harm reduction group DanceSafe, is looking into the many ways in which the drug is now used.
Philipp Kutter

We Asked a Doctor If Drugs Testing Kits Actually Work

Legality aside, drug testing is also controversial in a scientific sense.
David Garber
thump news

DanceSafe Is Throwing a Fundraiser in Denver to Promote Nightlife Safety

The day-long festival on April 10 will include workshops, panels, and, of course, a dance party.
Michael Scott Barron
deep dives

Is Gloving an Art Form Or a Drug Accessory? We Investigated the Crackdown on LED Gloves at EDM Festivals

Ravers say they are being unfairly persecuted and harassed. Festival promoters think otherwise.
Sophie Weiner
Festival Season!

The Bunk Police Are Risking Prison to Bring Drug Testing Kits to Music Festivals

Adam Auctor’s crew of renegade vigilantes are doing whatever it takes to make sure you know what’s actually in your baggie.
David Garber
Festival Season!

Meet Cameron Bowman: Criminal Attorney By Day, The Festival Lawyer By Night

He lawyers so hard motherfuckers wanna fine him.
Rachael D’Amore
thump news

A 19-Year-Old Celebrating Her Birthday Died After Taking Molly at a Flume Concert in DC

This is the second Molly-related death at Washington DC's Echostage.
Michelle Lhooq