Middle school students dosed with marijuana edibles
Two Portland middle school students are being disciplined after officials said they may have brought marijuana edibles to Harriet Tubman Middle School, KOIN 6 News reports.
A spokesman for Portland Public Schools said they believe 15 students ate the snacks that may have contained marijuana. The parents of those 15 students were notified right away.
"This of deep concern to us, and we are committed to ensuring our students understand the risks associated with any drug, including marijuana, and are safe in our schools," spokesman Harry Esteve said.
Here's the full statement from PPS:
"Our first priority is always the health and safety of our students, and we are taking additional steps to encourage safe and healthy decision-making among our students. When we learned that two students brought snacks that may have contained marijuana, we immediately investigated which of our students might have consumed some, and we contacted law enforcement. We believe the number of students who may have ingested some or all of a snack to be 15, and we notified their parents immediately of that possibility. The two students who we believe brought the snacks are going through our disciplinary process. This of deep concern to us, and we are committed to ensuring our students understand the risks associated with any drug, including marijuana, and are safe in our schools."
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