TITLE

From Zap to Zzzzz

AUTHOR(S)
Hamilton, Anita; Kloberdanz, Kristin; Ressner, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Time;3/28/2005, Vol. 165 Issue 13, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles stun-gun maker Taser International. Reference to the company's phenomenal growth in 2003; Description of Taser as the best-performing stock of 2004, more than quadrupling its price; Impact of investigations into the company by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Arizona attorney general; Report by Amnesty International detailing 74 deaths in the U.S. and Canada of people who had been hit with a Taser; Reference to the stock losing 60% of its value in the first 11 days of January 2005; Suggestion in a recent Air Force study that Tasers may not be 100% safe; Pros and cons of the Taser; Suggestion in a company press release that it is safe and effective while not risk-free.
ACCESSION #
16480190

 

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