I clearly remember as a young trick-or-treater how there was the scare of malicious drug dealers that spike their candy with coke or other highly addictive drugs so that kids will become newly addicted customers. Any strangely wrapped, non-identifiable "cheap" candy was promptly thrown away with the almost certain chill that it could have been one of those doctored candies. I can't even image what it must have been like before this 'scare' came about. Did parents really just let their kids walk around the neighborhoods (hopefully at least with their friends) in the late evenings, in the bitter cold, and get candy from strangers? And then let their kids eat the candy whenever and in whatever amount they wanted? No wonder the Baby Boomers are so fucked up!