Recreational drugs are not as safe as they are thought to be.
Rave parties, held in the clandestine locations, are parties with loud, electronic “techno-rock” music, laser light shows, and all-night dancing. The concept of rave parties is not new to India. They have been common since the late eighties in Goa and continue to take place every year. It is not that other Indian states are far behind. Rave parties have been seen in Himachal Pradesh, Pune, Bangalore and Mumbai.
Recreational drugs have become a common site at rave parties. Use of drugs like
Among the popular recreational drugs is ecstacy, also called by a number of names like X, M, E, XTC, rolls, beans, Clarity, Adam, lover's speed, hug drug. It could cause increase in temperature and low sodium levels of the body. It could also affect mental tasks and mood leading to depression. Another drug
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