Fourth graders busted for selling pot at elementary school

4th Graders Busted For Selling Pot In Colorado
4th Graders Busted For Selling Pot In Colorado

Two 4th graders in Colorado have been busted for selling marijuana.

According to KWGN "The school says the students stole the marijuana from their grandparents. They say the school will be handling their punishment, not the police. One student did try an edible but did not get sick."

"The young man ate about half of it, so took a small bite."

ABC reports the four boys involved will be suspended. This was only a small quantity of pot. But the school's big message here is that adults should hide their marijuana from kids.

Some parents at the school were understandably upset this could happen.

The Huffington Post notes of course, buying and selling marijuana has been legal in Colorado since January 1st, but that doesn't mean it's legal for kids.

And Fox News reports there is growing concern over edibles. Their effects don't show up as quickly, so it's easy to eat too much, and they might be easier for children to confuse because they look like normal food.

It's unclear exactly how long the students will be suspended.