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Women more likely to die from taking ecstasy

Female hormones mean that women are at a higher risk of suffering potentially fatal side effects of ecstasy

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Life after Fabric: What’s next for the future of British clubbing?

When it comes to clubbing and drug culture in post-Fabric Britain, many questions have been left without reply. Miranda Bunnis searches for answers

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Fabric: An Obituary

Fabric has been forced into closure, but are the cited reasons as clear as they seem?

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Newcastle SU introduces cheap drug testing kits for students

Students for Sensible Drug Policy have been successful in introducing £3 kits which can test for dangerous adulterants in drugs

Using the Dark Web and untraceable bitcoin, the gang were able to order illicit substances by post. Photo: mattza @Flickr

Student drug kingpin jailed

Liam Reynolds and a gang of Leeds students ordered drugs from abroad using the Silk Road marketplace and sold them on to students

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Overheard at the University of Manchester, 16/2/15

The funniest things you’ve been saying around university this week

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MDMYay or MDMNay?

An anonymous contributor asks whether party drugs are really worth it

Discuss Manchester founders, Martin Carr, Michael Taylor, and Mike Emmerich. Taylor and Emmerich (pictured centre and left) are both University of Manchester alumni. Photo: Discuss Manchester

University alumni host debate on drugs and alcohol

“Drinking responsibly is good for society”, says pub chain boss

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Man dies of suspected overdose at Academy indoor festival

It is believed the man took a quantity of MDMA inside Academy 2

University of Massachusetts has banned electronic music on campus, students protested outside the students' union, pictured  Photo: detroitstylz @Flickr

American university bans electronic music to curb MDMA use

Students rail against banning with petitions and protest
Exchange student says less drug taking than in Manchester

One dead, six hospitalised photo:WHP logo

One dead, eight hospitalised at WHP opening weekend

32-year-old woman in coma after Friday 4th October show
Drug-testing initiative to take place at club