From an Equine Medicine discussion group

Subj: warning for parents Date: 95-06-17 11:07:39 EDT From: ER Vet This message came across the electronic highway and I thought I should share it with all. --------------------[original message]---------------------------------- To: AEAList Cc: From: TMN1@AsiCme@CTS Subject: FYI: Medical alert Date: Tuesday, June 13, 1995 at 8:49:42 am PDT MEDICAL ALERT A form of tattoo called "BLUE STAR" is being sold to school children. It is a small piece of paper containing a blue star. They are the size of a pencil eraser and each star is soaked with L.S.D. The drug is absorbed through the skin simply by HANDLING THE PAPER. There are also brightly colored paper tattoos resembling postage stamps that have the picture of one of the following: Superman Mickey Mouse Clowns Disney Characters Bart Simpson Butterflies Each is wrapped in foil. This is a new way of selling acid by appealing to young children. 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. Symptoms: Hallucinations, severe vomiting, uncontrolled laughter, mood changes, change in body temperature. Please feel free to reproduce this article and distrubute it within your community and work place. Get the work out about this danger to our children. From: J. O'Donnel - - Danbury Hospital - - Outpatient Chemical Dependency Treatment Service ------------------------------[end of original communication]--------------------- If this is real, the jerks have really sunken to new lows. I didn't think that was possible. Roger

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