For now, though, what do you think US righteous will do once they realise that this kind of activity is going on?
Got it in one.
A middle school near Grand Rapids has banned sugary Smarties candy, saying it's being crushed and inhaled and can be a gateway to "inappropriate substances."We are, of course, talking the American Smarties here, which are not unlike Refreshers, it would seem.
Northern Hills Middle School is part of the Forest Hills district. Principal Nancy Susterka says there are credible reports that kids are crushing the Smarties and inhaling the powder. She says it can cause infections, chronic coughing and choking.All very scary, even if woefully inaccurate according to a Wall Street Journal article in 2009.
Children don't inhale the powder or try to get it into their lungs; they pour it into their mouths and exhale quickly, causing a cloud of fine dust to emerge.Still, the way things are going over there, it was only a matter of time before the sweets were banned or taxed over their sugar content anyway. It's just a more satisfying scare 'kick' for bansturbation addicts this way.
H/T LRC Blog via David G