So that whole snuffing-poo thing was never real in the States, but its memory lives on through the internet.
In 2010, a lot of stories appeared about the latest freaky drug trend, teenyboppers becoming obsessed with snorting and eating sizable doses of mama's favorite eggnog spice. Truth be told, nutmeg can indeed give you a high -- albeit an extremely unpleasant one with enough vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea to make anyone close the kitchen cupboard and never, ever do that crap again, much less get addicted.
Back during the "craze," Slate checked in with the American Association of Poison Control Centers and found that the number of nutmeg cases being reported had been severely blown out of proportion. They weren't increasing and nutmeg wasn't anywhere close to becoming an epidemic (and it still isn't).