Customers of nightclubs and party-goers in France have reported that they were able to take illicit substances into their bodies without knowing. GHB is the "date rape drug" but we are not limited to it. A series of discomforts among nightclub-goers in Chateaurenard and Avignon led to a serious alert in October 2021.
The South Region announced that it will distribute 400,000 anti-drug caps to professionals in the sector to help customers stay safe and to combat bad habits. intentional".
"This system will protect residents of the region against aggression in a festive atmosphere and will meet three objectives: fight against sex offenders during the evening; make illegal substances impossible to glasses; reduce the amount of sexual assaults during the evening."
These lids can be used with all glasses and are therefore incompatible with any other substance. Kits will be distributed in partnership with Union des metiers et des industries de l'hotellerie.
All kits come with 200 lids, 200 "Hands Off My Drink" posters and badges.
On a dedicated platform, professionals from the region can order their kit online.