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June 6, 1988

On June 6, 1988, the cartoon superhero, Mighty Mouse was accused by the American Family Association (AFA) of using cocaine on a recently aired episode. The cartoon’s producers were saddened by the stupidity and general tight-assedness of the AFA, as Mighty Mouse was obviously smelling some flowers that had been crushed by a bully. And … Continue reading

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August 24, 1853

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1853 the first convention of the American Pharmaceutical Association was held. Drug companies sponsored several seminars on the use and therapeutic treatments afforded by the new drug morphine. It was stated that since morphine was derived from opium, the dosage needed to relieve pain could be accurately measured, whereas … Continue reading

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