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6 Boston Public Schools Students Hospitalized After Eating Pot Brownies

WEST ROXBURY (CBS) – Several students from two Boston schools were taken to the hospital Friday after eating marijuana-laced brownies, according to Boston Public Schools.

Six students, five from West Roxbury Academy and one from Urban Science Academy, were sent to Boston Children's Hospital after the school district says they ate pot brownies and became sick. A student from the Urban Science Academy allegedly provided the others with the brownies, though it's unclear if it's the same student from that school who went to the hospital.

Police responded to the school at about 10:30 a.m. for a report that a group of students ate a hallucinogenic substance and got sick. Later, the school confirmed the students ate pot brownies. It's currently unclear whether they knew the brownies had marijuana in them.

The parents of the students sickened were notified by the school district about the incident. If the schools determine the students violated the codes of conduct, the students will face disciplinary action, according to the district.


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