A Canadian doctor who wants to legalize ecstasy says the drug is safe and that it's only the adulterated version of MDMA you find on the street that can kill you.
But doctors at Los Angeles emergency rooms have told us that pure ecstasy can kill, including causing vital oxygen deprivation to organs ... More >>
SF Weekly photo illustrationFiona Ma, center, as a raver.Updated after the jump: Fiona Ma officially waters down her bill, calls it the "Raves Safety Act." A state assembly committee passes the bill.
It looks like a proposed ban on raves at state-owned venues will be watered down and allow t ... More >>
Caesar Sebastian / InsomniacRavers at 'EDC.'It was a day of magical thinking Wednesday at the L.A. Coliseum, where officials essentially said yes to another edition of a two-day rave that saw 60 mostly drug-related arrests, more than 200 medical emergencies and the ecstasy-related death of a ... More >>
Raver Fiona: They used to call it "empathy," you know.Update: The bill was "read" on Monday and remains on "active" status. See the deets here First posted at 1:03 p.m.
Despite reports elsewhere, the Anti Raves Act of 2011 bill by San Francisco Democrat Fiona Ma is moving forward, her spokes ... More >>
Her raver name is Assembly Speaker Pro Tempor-E.Fiona Ma, the San Francisco assemblywoman who wants to ban raves at publicly owned venues in California, is going raving.
That's according to our sister publication SF Weekly, which reported last week that the Democrat, who would outlaw the par ... More >>
christinaaabla'Together As One' goes off at the Sports Arena.Updated after the jump with a statement from the event's co-promoter. First posted at 2:31 p.m. Saturday. See a video clip about 2010's megarave controversies here.
Ecstasy-fueled parties at public venues like the L.A. Sports Arena ... More >>
Ravers at Electric Daisy Carnival, held at the publicly owned Coliseum.Updated after the jump with responses from the lawmaker herself. First posted at 8:38 a.m.
Ravers got on their feet this week to "protect your right to dance" after a state lawmaker proposed a ban on raves at public venue ... More >>