South Dakota woman faces felony charge after her two young children ate cannabis edibles and were hospitalized

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A 36-year-old woman has been charged with allowing her two children — aged 10 and 11 — access to a controlled substance after they ate cannabis edibles and later became severely ill while at school. “Initially the effects of the marijuana edibles impaired the children’s ability to walk and talk,” reports the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO). The amount of edibles consumed “resulted in a rapid decline in their health and cognitive ability, to include causing hallucinations,” alleges the PCSO. Young adults get three years in prison for selling weed brownies on social media Police arrest 19-year-old for selling cannabis edibles from vehicle parked behind church Three-month probe wraps up with super seizure from ‘drug superstore’ of weed and edibles The ingestion was discovered on Apr. 9, prompting Pennington County School resource officers working at Valley View Elementary School to intervene and call for emergency medical support. Having consumed edibles that looked like candy, they were hospitalized overnight, but have since recovered. “This certainly raises the red flag about the dangers of marijuana edibles getting into the hands of children,” says Pennington County Sheriff Kevin Thom. “These drugs target our youth and are intentionally designed to look like candy. Their potency can cause serious health issues to young children,” Thom adds. Sandra Pashby faces the felony charge of possession of a controlled substance, as well as a misdemeanour count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor or abuse neglect of a minor. According to the NewsCenter1 , Thom and South Dakota Highway Patrol Commander Colonel Rick Miller have filed a lawsuit against the voter-backed recreational cannabis amendment now before the state Supreme Court. There have been a number of incidents involving selling goods that look like candy or snack food , and many cases of young people sickened, sometimes…

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