Tag: RAVE Act

Have You Heard Of: The US RAVE Act?

On top of Capitol Hill in Washington DC, sits a massive pile of legislations still yet to be approved, one of which is the RAVE Act or “Reducing Americans’ Vulnerability to Ecstasy Act,” introduced to the United States House of Representatives in 2002. With such a perplex and badass acronym, no other politician than Senator Joe Biden could come up with this. The RAVE Act’s primary objective was, as Biden explicated, to reduce Americans’ vulnerability to ecstasy through a vague and non-official checklist that deems any nightclub establishments that offers good’s such as glow sticks, lollipops, pacifiers or overpriced water to ... Read more

US Vice President Petitioned To Amend RAVE Act

Back in 2002, then Senator now US Vice President, Joe Biden past the inafmous RAVE act in the United States. The legislation essentially disallowed any organization from actively testing drugs for content and purity on event grounds. So, organizations like DanceSafe, for example, could not provide their life saving services in a legal way. Of the decade-old legislation, Dancesafe says, “The original lawmakers apparently intended for the measure to be directed at event producers who were actively involved in selling drugs. However, the law has been interpreted by many event producers (and their lawyers and insurance companies) to mean that ... Read more