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Halloween hysteria: Rainbow fentanyl is just the latest in long history of fright night fears

EVERY YEAR AROUND the middle of October, reporters start contacting me wanting to talk about rumors of contaminated Halloween treats. That’s because I track media coverage of reported incidents of trick-or-treaters receiving razor blades in apples or pins and poison in candy bars. My data goes back to 1958, and my principal finding is simple: I […]