1951: Pont-Saint-Esprit, France, sprayed with aerosolized LSD

1951: In August, a joint Army-CIA project (an offshoot of CIAs secret ARTICHOKE Project) secretly tested the aerosol use of LSD as a potential weapon. They sprayed LSD on the French village of Pont-Saint-Esprit causing an outbreak of delirium and insanity among its 500 inhabitants. CIA Pont-St. Esprit.