S.C. teen arrested for giving out marijuana-laced gummy bears

PHOTO: Marijuana edibles, gummy candy cannabis product, Photo Date: Aug 11, 2015 (Photo: Leafly / Youtube)

SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (WKRC) - A 15-year-old high schooler was arrested for allegedly consuming marijuana-laced gummy bears and giving some of the candy to three of their classmates.

One student was taken to the hospital for treatment and all four teens are suspended from the school and facing expulsion.

The following information is from the source of the original story, WHNS and CNN NEWSOURCE:

A district spokesperson confirmed the four students connected to the incident were suspended and are facing recommendation for expulsion. The principal of Hillcrest High School sent a message to parents regarding the incident and urging them to talk to students about not accepting candy or other items in unlabeled wrappers.
Students are asked to report an suspicious activity to the school resource officer or administrators.
The investigation has been turned over to police, who said it is active and ongoing.

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