Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Pharm Parties



Debunking "pharm parties" for the third time.

By Jack Shafer

Do pharm parties exist?

Back in 2006, I concluded "no" after investigating a smattering of press stories about teenagers raiding their parents' medicine cabinets for pharmaceuticals, gathering to share their booty in a big bowl, and swallowing the pills at random like "trail mix." My two pieces ran on June 15 and June 19 of that year. [...]