Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Strawberry Meth

BBC News
5 March 2008

Police duped over fictional drug

Police have sent out a hoax drugs warning to schools over a fake drug called "strawberry meth". The warning said that the drug was being given to children outside their school gates. At least 80 schools in west Oxfordshire received an e-mail warning, leading to some holding special assemblies. [...]

Oxford Mail [UK]
5 March 2008

Police in school drugs scare blunder

By George Hamilton

Hundreds of families were warned about a bogus drug being handed out to children after a blunder by a policeman. [...]