3 Toddlers Hospitalized After Eating Goldfish Crackers Spiked With THC

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April 18, 2022

Three young children successful Virginia were hospitalized aft eating Goldfish crackers laced with THC, the psychoactive constituent successful marijuana that makes radical high.

The children, each 1-year-old, were taken to the section infirmary connected March 2 due to the fact that of their glassy, bloodshot eyes and lethargic, uncoordinated behavior, the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office said connected Facebook.

All 3 children had been astatine a licensed location time attraction successful a section subdivision. A lawman went to the time attraction and “collected goldfish crackers astir the highchairs of the toddlers. These crackers were sent to the laboratory for investigating and confirmed the beingness of THC,” the sheriff’s bureau said.

The time attraction surrendered its licence to run and the owner, Rebecca Swanner, 60, was charged with 3 counts of cruelty and wounded to children, the sheriff’s bureau said. She surrendered April 14 and was released connected $2,000 unsecured bond.

Authorities didn’t accidental however the THC got into the crackers oregon springiness the information of the hospitalized children. Stafford County is astir 40 miles southbound of Washington, DC.