4 students hospitalized after eating drug-laced gummy candies
PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – Four Florida students were rushed to the hospital after eating drug-laced candy, Pinellas school district officials confirmed Monday.
A student at Boca Ciega High School in St. Petersburg brought a bag of gummy candies to class and passed them around, according to WFLA.
At least seven students ate the candies; four were taken to nearby All Children’s Hospital as a precaution.
What drug the candy might have been laced with has not been released.
School officials and the Gulfport Police Department are investigating.