At least 10 students had ingested what was later determined to be marijuana in edible form, and one of the children was rushed to a hospital in critical condition.
While the students’ intoxication on Tuesday afternoon wasn’t life-threatening, and though all were recovering Wednesday, the incident was “very scary,” Herron said. “It seemed to traumatize a lot of the kids.”
After the initial fears subsided, the San Francisco mom and other parents were left with a stark realization: With the Jan. 1 legalization of recreational marijuana sales to adults upping the accessibility of baked cannabis confections and candy, it could easily happen again.
“This is not a problem tied to James Lick,” said parent Mike Johnson, whose oldest daughter attends the Noe Valley middle school. “To my mind, what happened is like a