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Fifth-grader mistakenly gave pot candy to classmates: school.

A fifth-grader mistakenly shared a box of medical marijuana edibles with five classmates, causing some to get “giggly,” school officials said. A 9-year-old female student at the Albuquerque School of Excellence in New Mexico passed out the box of gummies that she found in her home to several friends in the school’s cafeteria, the Albuquerque...
Time: 14:10     Date: 23.01.2018
Last US News: Fifth-grader mistakenly gave pot candy to classmates: school. NY Post 24 - US News

A 9-year-old female student at the Albuquerque School of Excellence in New Mexico passed out the box of gummies that she found in her home to several friends in the school’s cafeteria, the Albuquerque Journal reports.

“She thought she was sharing candy, and if you saw the picture on the box, it did look like candy,” said Kristi Del Curto, dean of elementary school students at the state charter school.

But the girl started feeling ill a short time later in class and went to the school nurse, telling her she felt very dizzy.

“The nurse asked her what else she had eaten and she said gummies,” Del Curto said. “We asked to see the box, which had been tossed in the trash after it was empty.”

School officials later realized after retrieving the box from the trash that it wasn’t candy. A total of five students went to the school’s office after an announcement was made regarding the gummies. Some reported that they didn’t feel anything, while others said they were “giggly,” Del Curto said.

The child who brought the candies from home and said she felt ill ate five of them herself, she said.

The children were sent home after being checked out by paramedics. They’ve since returned to school without any lasting negative effects, school officials said.

“We were very lucky,” Del Curto told the newspaper.

The 9-year-old girl told KRQE that she “started feeling really dizzy” after eating the candy and knew something was wrong immediately.

“I felt like the room was going to flip to the side,” she told the station.

School officials notified parents of the incident on Facebook, complete with a link to KRQE’s coverage. The school also warned against talking “explicitly” about drugs or medicine when students are present, saying that may unintentionally tempt or encourage them to take drugs.

““A picture is worth thousand words” and we would like our community to be alert with drugs and any edibles that may or could be in different formats,” school officials said.

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