10-Year-Old Allegedly Brings Pot to School

A Colorado boy brought marijuana to his school, allegedly selling it to younger students.
1:31 | 04/24/14

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it's raising concerns about the big drug law in Colorado. Two fourth graders, separately, caught with edible marijuana on the playground. Where did they get their hands on it? ABC's Clayton Sandell has the story. Reporter: It's now legal to sell pot in Colorado. But not if you're in the fourth grade. Officials say a 10-year-old boy brought marijuana to his elementary school Monday in greeley, Colorado, allegedly selling it to three other fourth graders on the playground. Pretty small quantities, which garnered a profit of $11. Reporter: The next day, a second boy brought in marijuana candy. A so-called edible, made with highly concentrated marijuana, dangerous in large doses. Both boys apparently stole the marijuana from their grandparents' stash. A boy preceded to unwrap it and took a small bite. This would have never happened had the marijuana been secured properly. Reporter: Two recent deaths causing new worry. Authorities say a 19-year-old college student jumped from a balcony to his death in March, after eating six-times the recommended amount of a marijuana cookie. And earlier this month, Richard Kirk was charged in the murder of his wife, Christine. He was allegedly hallucinating after eating marijuana-infused candy. Colorado is considering tougher regulations for edible marijuana. Eating it can be more potent than smoking a joint. As for the fourth graders, they're now facing long suspensions. For "Good morning America," Clayton Sandell, ABC news, Denver.

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