Student at Little Rock elementary school ate marijuana gummy Friday, sent to hospitalPosted by On

A student at Terry Elementary School in Little Rock ate a marijuana gummy that was brought to school by a classmate Friday, following similar incidents in Jonesboro and Russellville in recent months. 

The nine-year-old female student who ate the gummy was transported to Arkansas Children’s Hospital by MEMS and the school went on a temporary lockdown to limit the students’ movement while MEMS provided medical assistance. 

A Little Rock Police Department report on the incident said the child who brought the edibles to school had found them on her grandmother’s nightstand and thought they were candy. 

It was not immediately clear if the edibles were from an Arkansas dispensary. The police report states that the child’s mother said that her mother has a prescription for 100mg EdiPure gummies but, in Arkansas, doctors only certify patients’ conditions for eligibility for medical marijuana and do not issue prescriptions. Scott Hardin, spokesman for the state Alcoholic Beverage Control division, said an initial search of state inventory systems did not show any products called EdiPure but that a more extensive search would be necessary to be certain if such products are sold in the state.

Searches on WeedMaps and Leafly did not show any dispensaries in Arkansas selling EdiPure products. 

Terry Elementary Principal Holly Brown provided this statement to parents: 

Good afternoon, Terry parents,

I wanted to make you aware of an incident that occurred in one of our…

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