A bullshit scare tactic that news stations are broadcasting because suburban soccer moms will watch it. AND BELIEVE IT.
Not only have I NEVER heard of one of these taking place, but neither has Jack Shafer of SLATE Magazine. Here is an excerpt of a piece he wrote in response to an article from Chambersburg, Pa.'s March 8, 2002 issue of Public Opinion.
"Again, the story quotes no teenage pharm partiers, interviews no witnesses to pharm parties, and cites no cop reports, etc."
I know most of the drug users of my school, and all of them know better than to grab a handfull of pills and gobble them up.
*A mom see's this on the news*
MOM: "Oh no! A Pharm Party? Little Timmy!"
*Mom rushes to medicine cabinet*
MOM: "I'm throwing out every pill in here! There's no way I'm letting my little Timmy take tylenol or baby aspirin! He might try to get high!
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