ghb

Drugs

The Most Common Reasons People Need Medical Attention at Music Festivals

A first responder told us everything that's most likely to go wrong.
Gwen van der Zwan
9.12.18
Drugs

People Are Taking a Date Rape Drug Recreationally and Getting Addicted

There's no hangover with GHB, so things go off the rails fast.
Philippus Zandstra
2.8.18
Drugs

The Lesser-Known Date Rape Drug Is Making a Comeback

Most use of this highly potent drug is actually intentional.
Joseph Palamar
1.31.18
LGBTQ

Here's How Queer Nightlife Is Addressing a Rise in GHB Use

By some measures, use of and overdose on the drug is on the rise. But stigmatizing users is the wrong response.
Steven Blum
11.9.17
10 Questions

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Festival Security Guard

"I've been threatened with a gun, an ax, and I've also had a beer glass shattered in my face—twice.​"
Loek Wijers
7.14.17
Pride 2017

We Need to Talk About the Queer Community's Meth and GHB Epidemic

Our nonchalant attitude towards this problem is just as detrimental as the drugs themselves.
Anthony "aCe" Pabey
6.30.17
The THUMP Guide to Drugs

GHB: An Explainer on the Most Stigmatized Club Drug

THUMP asked an expert everything you ever wanted to know about G.
Anna Codrea-Rado
6.15.17
chemsex

London's Chemsex Scene Can Be Dark and Deadly

Christine Schierano has been documenting the gay, drug-fueled sex parties for the past six years.
Max Daly
6.12.17
Stuff

We Asked an ER Doctor All The Ways You Could Die of a Drug Overdose

Drowning your brain while rolling on Molly isn't just an urban legend.
Manisha Krishnan
6.30.16
drinking

College Students Are Still Drugging Each Other's Drinks Like Crazy

New statistics show that an alarming number of young people are still getting slipped drugs in their drinks—and that many even admit to spiking other people's drinks for "fun."
Wyatt Marshall
5.26.16
Features

Everything You Need to Know About GHB—the Date Rape Drug That’s Making a Comeback

Is the drug seeing a resurgence in popularity? We spoke to some experts to find out.
Benjamin Boles
4.29.16
thump news

A Canadian Club Introduces a Zero-Tolerance Policy for GHB

"Do I really want people to die in my club? It's not worth it, and we need to do something about it."
Benjamin Boles and Britt Julious
4.15.16
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