Pot-laced candy called 'jollies' sends 3 to hospitals

Candy laced with marijuana is appearing in the Garden State and it has already sent three people to the hospital. (5/14/14)

MANALAPAN - Candy laced with marijuana is appearing in the Garden State and it has already sent three people to the hospital.

New Jersey's Poison Control Center says a 12-year-old from Rumson was sickened after consuming the pot-laced candy that kids refer to as "jollies" because they resemble Jolly Ranchers.

Authorities say eating just one piece is the equivalent of smoking more than a dozen joints. 

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Poison Control says people are also using THC-laced gummy bear candies to get high.
   

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