Newsgroups: alt.child-supportThis was forwarded from the internet and has been sent around work. I do not know the source or if it is true but it sounds real enough to me.
From: Randy Haefka (email@example.com)
Subject: Warning about possible drugs in children's tattoos
Date: 26 Feburary 1996, 06:06:56 EST
The following message has been broadcast through various military organizations asking for help in disseminating this information to children, parents and schools. Thanks.
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WARNING TO PARENTS: A FORM OF TATTOO CALLED "BLUE STAR" IS BEING SOLD TO SCHOOL CHILDREN. IT IS A PIECE OF PAPER CONTAINING A BLUE STAR. THEY ARE THE SIZE OF A PENCIL ERASER, AND EACH STAR IS SOAKED WITH LSD.
THE DRUG IS ABSORBED THROUGH THE SKIN SIMPLY BY HANDLING THE PAPER.
THERE ARE ALSO BRIGHT COLORED PAPER TATTOOS RESEMBLING POSTAGE STAMPS THAT HAVE THE PICTURE OF THE FOLLOWING:
THESE ARE LACED WITH DRUGS.
IF YOUR CHILD GETS ANY OF THE ABOVE, DO NOT HANDLE THEM. THESE ARE KNOWN TO REACT QUICKLY AND SOME ARE LACED WITH STRYCHNINE.
SYSTEMS: HALLUCINATIONS, SEVERE VOMITING, UNCONTROLLABLE LAUGHING, MOOD CHANGES, CHANGE IN BODY TEMPERATURE.
PLEASE FEEL FREE TO REPRODUCE THIS ARTICLE AND DISTRIBUTE IT WITHIN YOUR COMMUNITY AND WORKPLACE. GET THE WORD OUT ABOUT THIS DANGER TO OUR CHILDREN.
FROM: J O'DONNELL-DANBURY HOSPITAL OUTPATIENT CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY TREATMENT SERVICE
PLEASE COPY AND POST AT YOUR WORK, GIVE TO FRIENDS, SEND A COPY TO YOUR LOCAL SCHOOLS. THIS IS VERY SERIOUS -- YOUNG LIVES HAVE ALREADY BEEN TAKEN.