>Subject: WARNING!! >Author: Nancy Harnos >Date Posted: 05/03/96 09:38 AM >Date(s) of Event: >Deadline Date: >Expiration Date: 05/31/96 >Category: Announcements >Information: > >I was passed the following information from a Pennsylvania friend, so thought >I'd pass it on in case anything like this is happening around here. You can >take it with grain of salt, or do whatever, I'm just passing it on because if >there is an inkling of truth, then it's important!!!........ > >"A form of tattoo called Blue Star" is being sold to school children. It's a >small piece of paper containing a blue star. They are the size of a pencil >eraser and each is soaked with LSD! > >The drug is absorbed through the skin by simply handling the paper. There are >also brightly colored tattoos resembling postage stamps that have the picture >of one of the following: Superman, Mickey Mouse, Disney characters, Bart >Simpson, and butterflies. Each one is wrapped in foil. > >This is a new way of selling acid by appealing to younger children. If your >child gets any of the above, do not handle them. These are known to react >quickly and some are laced with strychnine. Symptoms include: >hallucinations, severe vomiting, uncontrolled laughter, mood changes and >changes in body temperature. Please help spread the word within your >community and school district. > >Dr. David Fallinger, superintendent at the Pennsylvania Northwestern School >District, recently received this "alert" and is passing the information on to >parents and students. This notice came to him from York Hospital and St. >Ignatius School in Reading, PA. > >I just copied word for word the newsletter as I received it and felt a great >need to make sure that you were all aware of it.