Unfortunately, this can also mean experimentation with drugs. There have been numerous cases of young people dying in recent years from ecstasy or other substances at music festivals. A few examples:
- In 2016, an 18-year-old woman died after a festival in Houston, after taking “a form of tainted ecstasy.”
- A 24-year-old man died of “MDMA intoxication” at a Las Vegas festival in 2015.
- A 19-year-old woman died of an ecstasy overdose after a California festival in 2014.
It’s easy to point out that drugs and concerts have been connected since the Woodstock era. But the potent nature of modern drugs can translate to major concern for parents of teenagers looking to attend these festivals. Here’s a look at the dangerous ties between concerts and drugs. [Read more…]