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Experts: Most common 'date rape drug' is not what you think

When you think of a "date rape drug," what is the first thing that comes to mind?  A pill?  Something someone slips into a drink? 

According to experts, the most common "date rape drug" is something many people consume on a regular basis.

"The most common date rape drug is alcohol," said Anna Whalley, Shelby County Rape Crisis Center. "It's the most commonly available. It's easy to get and it's easy to use."

Experts advise people to not drink excessively, to go out in groups, and always leave with the people you went out with.

While other "date rape drugs" are out there, alcohol causes people to let their guard down, opening them up to dangerous and risky situations that do not have to include a pill.

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