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Moore Schools sees problems with students getting THC gummies


Moore Police released new details on Friday of two incidents at two different schools in which students had access to THC gummies. Not knowing the difference between a regular gummy candy and a candy containing THC could potentially be dangerous for minors. >> See also: Oklahoma lawmakers push to stop illegal marijuana markets “Kids don’t recognize it’s a prescribed or doctor-recommended dose as medicine,” Scott says Schaeffer from the Oklahoma Center for Poison and Drug Information. Moore Police say they had two separate cases in one week of students having access to THC gummies – one at Central Junior High and the other at Moore High School. “Both incidents involved minors, and in each case the minors were in possession of gummies that were THC gummies,” said Lt. Kyle Johnson of the Moore Police Department. recreational marijuana will be on the ballot “We’re still looking for other avenues to see if there were any adults involved,” Johnson said. The Oklahoma Poison Control Center said gummies like these can be dangerous for children. had deaths, but we had kids who had to be on ventilators,” Schaeffer said. And, he said, THC isn’t what it used to be. >> Related story: Lawmakers Seek to Create a Digital Banking System for Oklahoma’s Marijuana Industry “The marijuana that’s being sold right now – THC concentration is dramatically higher than it was in the 60s and 70s “, did he declare. “The bill we were working on was trying to get to the bottom of the packaging and labeling of these marijuana products,” said Sen. Dave Ballard, R-Durant. A similar bill is pending in the legislative process. KOCO 5 has learned that a student was rushed to the emergency room in connection with one of the incidents.

Moore Police released new details on Friday of two incidents at two different schools in which students had access to THC gummies.

Not knowing the difference between a regular gummy candy and a candy containing THC could potentially be dangerous for minors.

>> See also: Oklahoma Lawmakers Push to Stop Illegal Marijuana Markets

“Children don’t recognize that it’s a prescribed or doctor-recommended dose as medicine,” said Scott Schaeffer of the Oklahoma Center for Poison and Drug Information.

Moore Police say they had two separate cases in one week of students having access to THC gummies – one at Central Junior High and the other at Moore High School.

“Both incidents involved minors, and in each case the minors were in possession of gummies that were THC gummies,” said Lt. Kyle Johnson of the Moore Police Department.

We don’t know where they come from.

>> See also: Oklahomans wonder if recreational marijuana will be on the ballot

“We’re still looking for other leads to see if there were any adults involved,” Johnson said.

The Oklahoma Poison Control Center said gummies like these can be dangerous for children.

“With the kids, we haven’t had any deaths, but we’ve had kids who had to be on ventilators,” Schaeffer said.

And, he said, THC isn’t what it used to be.

>> Related story: Lawmakers seek to create a digital banking system for Oklahoma’s marijuana industry

“The marijuana that’s being sold right now – the concentration of THC is considerably higher than it was in the 60s and 70s,” he said.

Lawmakers have been working on a solution. They tried to pass bills about it.

“The bill we were working on was trying to get to the bottom of the packaging and labeling of these marijuana products,” said Sen. Dave Ballard, R-Durant.

The bill did not. A similar bill is alive in the legislative process.

KOCO 5 has learned that a student was rushed to the emergency room in connection with one of the incidents.

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