Ahmed Haameen and Fathmath Sama died at Hulhumalé beach after renting a guesthouse room for a birthday party on September 28.
The Maldives Independent is exploring the country’s party drug culture through interviews with users aged 16 to 25 and people who know them.
Police say cases involving party drugs are not commonly reported
Heroin and hashish oil are the most commonly used drugs in the Maldives, but LSD, ecstasy and other synthetic drugs have been found in recent years.
Ahmed Haameen, from the island of Thimarafushi in Thaa atoll, and Fathmath Sama, from the capital Malé, were pronounced dead on arrival at the Hulhumalé hospital...