WTF? India's Rave Scene Has a Temporary Acid Tattoo Scandal

Apparently, there's a crazy new trend in the drug underworld: temporary stick-on tattoos with LSD!

tattoodo10 months ago in Stories

It seems that ravers in India are finding a new way to hide (or use?) acid tabs in plain sight. They are putting the LSD tabs on their bodies as temporary stick-on tattoos.

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Sunburn music festival in Goa, where presumably the crazy temporary stick-on acid tattoo trend is taking place #goa
Sunburn music festival in Goa, where presumably the crazy temporary stick-on acid tattoo trend is taking place #goa

Temporary tattoos come in many different designs and there are versions for children and adults alike, however this isn't the first time there has been a temporary stick-on acid tattoo scandal.

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Temporary tattoos or LSD tabs? #temporarytattoo #stickontattoo #stickon
Temporary tattoos or LSD tabs? #temporarytattoo #stickontattoo #stickon

In the 1970s and 80s the infamous Blue Star Hoax took place. Parents in the US went on a rampage searching for temporary tattoos of blue stars, supposedly containing LSD and distributed to children. There were never any perpetrators caught however, mostly because the acid tattoos didn't exist; the confusion came from the similarity in appearance between temporary tattoos and LSD tabs.

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Temporary metal stick on tattoos #temporarytattoo #temporarymetaltattoo #stickontattoo #stickon
Temporary metal stick on tattoos #temporarytattoo #temporarymetaltattoo #stickontattoo #stickon

Anyways, back to India, where Chennai police seem to be running into a similar problem. The issue is that, and if you've gone to any festivals you'll know, EVERYONE is covered in shit. Whether it's stick on tattoos, bodypaint, beads, paraphanalia, fur, tutus, glowsticks, foam, or lycra full bodysuits.. it's a madhouse! 

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People go NUTS at raves. Ain't nobody finding temporary acid tattoos in this mess..
People go NUTS at raves. Ain't nobody finding temporary acid tattoos in this mess..

The popularity of the drug has skyrocketed in the party scene over there over the last 6 months and police think the tabs are being moved by party organizers in Mumbai, Goa, and Delhi. Well Chennai police, I think it's time to pull a page outta the 21 Jump Street playbook:

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Ice Cube said it best! #21jumpstreet #icecube
Ice Cube said it best! #21jumpstreet #icecube

While the worries about kids tripping in public are legit, in the case of temporary stick-on acid tattoos maybe it's a little exaggerated, considering that LSD isn’t absorbed through the skin. #oops

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Actually, maybe they won't be too hard to find..
Actually, maybe they won't be too hard to find..

Well that it's for today's trippy news. Peace out! ✌️ 

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Adventure Time temporary stick-on tattoos? Or LSD tabs? #adventuretime #temporarytattoo #stickontattoo #stickon
Adventure Time temporary stick-on tattoos? Or LSD tabs? #adventuretime #temporarytattoo #stickontattoo #stickon