Tylenol Murders

Did You Know…today is the anniversary of the “Tylenol murders”? On Sept. 29, 1982, the first Chicago victim mysteriously died after consuming a Tylenol capsule. Subsequent deaths and investigations found the Tylenol to be laced with cyanide. While the perpetrator was never uncovered, these incidents resulted in revamped drug packagings and legislation penalizing the tampering of drug products.

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