Needles in Snickers

<b>Needles in candy</b><br>
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In 2000 James <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST001870" title="Joseph Smith, Jr." href="/topic/religion-belief/christianity/mormonism/joseph-smith-jr.-PEHST001870.topic">Joseph Smith</a> of Minneapolis allegedly put needles in Snickers bars and gave them out to kids on <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVFES000167" title="Halloween" href="/topic/arts-culture/halloween-EVFES000167.topic">Halloween</a>. A 14-year-old boy was pricked when he bit into the candy, but no one needed medical care.<br>
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Smith was charged with one count of adulterating a substance with intent to cause death, harm or illness.<br>
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<i>Source:</i> snopes.com
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( handout / October 17, 2004 )

Needles in candy

In 2000 James Joseph Smith of Minneapolis allegedly put needles in Snickers bars and gave them out to kids on Halloween. A 14-year-old boy was pricked when he bit into the candy, but no one needed medical care.

Smith was charged with one count of adulterating a substance with intent to cause death, harm or illness.

Source: snopes.com

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