Drug Culture

Ecstasy Culture

Date : October 17, 2009, 12:00 am

Ecstasy has been around for quite some time. MDMA was patented in the early 20th century. However, it wasn't until the 1960s that the drug was seemingly rediscovered. Shortly after, it was used by some mental-health professionals to treat individuals with psychiatric disorders.

However, it would eventually be made illegal. Ecstasy would soon become the drug of choice for individuals who enjoy hallucinogenic drugs and dance parties, such as raves and trances. Ecstasy would al...

History of Club Drugs

Date : October 17, 2009, 12:00 am

Club drugs are most popular amongst younger individuals, adolescents to those in their twenties, who enjoy partying and clubbing, hence the name. Some of the most popular club drugs include GHB, also known as the date rape drug, PCP, ecstasy, ketamine, amphetamines and stimulants such as cocaine. Many club drugs either give the user more energy or are hallucinogenic. Individuals may have experiences that are psychedelic in nature meaning they may see and perceive things that really aren?t ...

Ketamine Culture

Date : October 17, 2009, 12:00 am

Ketamine is known as Special K on the streets.

While it is used to be a fringe drug, it is becoming increasingly popular amongst ?clubbers? and those that attend raves. Raves are simply dance parties that may last several days, though some are shorter in length. Ketamine is an anesthetic used on animals by veterinarians but has become a popular way for human beings to get high. It is a psychedelic drug which causes people to have hallucinations and affects their perceptions....

History of Raves

Date : October 17, 2009, 12:00 am

Raves are dance parties that typically go on all night and sometimes even last over several days. Electronic and trance music is mostly played and often time drugs are involved.

The music is fast paced and there may even be laser lights and fog. Raves became quite popular in the 1980s and 1990s and are still held today. They might take place in warehouses, fields and clubs. Raves were known early on as acid house parties because many of the people who attended them would be ...

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